TPSO

A 45-year-old man drowned this weekend in Cocodrie.

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said this evening that last night at around 9:15 p.m., his deputies were called to a report of a possible drowning near the 6900 block of La. Highway 56 in Cocodrie.

Larpenter said that when deputies arrived, CPR was being administered. The Little Caillou Fire Department responded as did Acadian Ambulance Service.

Life-saving efforts continued during a transport to a local hospital by Acadian.

The victim, Bryan Bozeman, 45, died after arriving at the hospital.

Authorities learned that Bozeman slipped and fell into the water while cleaning fish. Family member removed him from the water.

Authorities learned that Bozeman was an off-duty Baton Rouge Fire Department Captain.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.