Thibodaux Police Department - Press Release

March 1, 2023

Body recovered from Bayou Lafourche following the subject jumping from Jackson Street Bridge during a vehicle pursuit

Following a pursuit between the subject and the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office, the subject fled from the vehicle while it was still moving on the Jackson Street bridge and jumping over the railing of the bridge into the water. Officers entered the water in attempt to render aid, the subject was unable to be located. The deceased body was located shortly after 2am.