UPDATE: MONROE, La. — (9/9/19) Monroe Police have identified the body that was found in the Ouachita River over the weekend.

The body has been identified as Qua’Darrius De’Marico Moore.

Police say that the cause of Moore’s death is still pending.

No further information about the case is available at this time but we will continue to update this article as more information is released.

ORIGINAL: MONROE, La. — (9/7/19) An unknown body has been found in the Ouachita River.

Monroe police responded to a call in the 4200 block of South Grand Street at around 1:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

Authorities said the body was an unidentified black male. His age is also unknown. Police have sent the body off for autopsy to determine the cause of death.

No further details have been released at this time.