Missing NO Woman ID’d As Body Pulled From Lake Pontchartrain Tuesday After Falling From Sailboat “Good Humor”
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LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN, LA. (THECOUNT) — The body of Sadie Thibodeaux, has been identified as the woman recovered from Lake Pontchartrain by NOPD and Wildlife and Fisheries Tuesday afternoon.
Agencies were on the lake searching for a woman, later identified as 32-year-old Thibodeaux, who was reported missing after a sailboat was spotted Sunday abandoned.
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According to police, they cannot confirm that the body recovered Tuesday afternoon is Thibodeaux at this time.
Police say a boater saw a body in the water around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday. The body was found about a quarter of a mile from the Seabrook Boat Launch, according to NOPD. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s office will release the victim’s name and cause of the death pending an autopsy.
Thibodeaux was reportedly on the sailboat, Good Humor, with 43-year-old Michael Farley Sunday when for “reasons unknown” they both went into the water, police say. Farley was found Monday morning and was unharmed.
Anyone with information on this disappearance may contact police at 911.
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