Body of Fisherman Recovered from Atchafalaya River

ldwfLouisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents and St. Martin Sheriff’s Office have recovered the body of a missing boater Tuesday morning about 2 miles south of the Butte La Rose landing.

William K. Seal, 56, of Butte La Rose, has been missing since the 15-foot boat he was operating was found November 1st. at 7:30 a.m. unmanned by a tugboat operator.

According to one of his friends, he was dropped off at the the Butte La Rose public landing on Oct. 31 for a day of fishing but never returned.

Seal’s body was found without a personal flotation device, the release states.

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