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ONGOING: @SouthernU_BR spokesperson tells us @BRPD has now taken over the investigation after the body was found near campus; say their thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim as the situation unfolds. @WAFB pic.twitter.com/rGJwoTK1x1— Scottie Hunter WAFB (@ScottieWAFB) February 6, 2018
Southern University spokeswoman Janene Tate said @BRPD will take over the case of the body found in the Mississippi River. No other comments other than thought and prayers with family of victim. @theadvocatebr pic.twitter.com/fxV5EahUXS— Emma Discher (@EmmaDischer) February 6, 2018