UPDATE: (KTVE/KARD) — The family of the missing Louisiana Trooper has announced the funeral arrangements.
According to the daughter of the late Trooper Robert Patrick, there will be a visitation at Harvest Assembly of God in Oak Grove on Friday, Feb. 12th from 4:00pm—8:00pm and from 10:00am—2:00pm on Saturday, Feb. 13th.
And the family says the funeral will be at Harvest Assembly of God on Saturday, Feb. 13th at 2:00pm with a burial service to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.
UPDATE: (7:00 PM) (February 10, 2021)– There are new details surrounding a missing retired Louisiana Trooper. We are learning the body of Robert Patrick was found this morning around the Hogue Island Hunting Club located on the Louisiana/Mississippi boarder.
Patrick’s daughter, Morgan, posted on Facebook late Tuesday night saying her father’s vehicle was found Tuesday with the keys in the ignition and cranked. Patrick’s phone was also found near the vehicle.. and his boat was located about 20 yards away from the boat launch. At the time, Patrick had not been found yet.
She went on to say a dive team would be joining the search Wednesday morning with the help of volunteers at the Hogue Island Hunting Club, which is about 10 miles from Lake Providence, LA.
Adam Holland, the Mayor of Oak Grove, made a post of Facebook saying Trooper Patrick started his law enforcement career with the West Carrol Parish Sheriff’s Office then went on to work with the Oak Grove Police Department and finally Patrick became a Louisiana State Trooper. In the post Mayor Holland continues to say:
“Robert was a fine man, a great law enforcement agent and an even better husband, father and grandfather. I was proud to know him as a family friend and cherish the words of advice and encouragement over the years. He will truly be missed by our community,” said Mayor Adam Holland.
UPDATE: OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — KTVE/KARD has learned that the body of missing retired state trooper Robert Patrick was recovered on Wednesday morning.
We are working to uncover additional details surrounding Patrick’s death and will update this article as soon as more information is made available.
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The family of a missing retired state trooper is asking for help from the public.
According to the family, Robert Patrick went missing, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 while fishing.
Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, his family, and friends are all searching for him.
If you can help locate Patrick, please get in touch with the State Police or the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Patrick retired from the Louisiana State Police three years ago.
UPDATE: According to Patrick’s daughter, his phone was found next to his open truck door with the vehicle cranked. His boat trailer was in the water and his boat was found around 20 yards away.
Patrick has still not been found and a dive team will be searching in the morning. The family is asking anyone with a drone, scent dog, or a boat to come help in the search.
Also, volunteers are needed to walk the banks of Hogue Island Hunting Club.
This is a breaking news story. Stay with KTVE and KARD as we continue to follow this story and bring you updates online, on-air, and on social media.