Body recovered in Caddo Lake

Man's body discovered in Caddo Lake following duck hunting trip

CADDO PARISH, La - A man's body is recovered following a duck hunting trip at Caddo Lake around noon Sunday.

According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, 57 year old Barney Burks of Oil City went duck hunting by himself at 5am on Sunday.  

When Burks didn't return home his wife went looking for him and couldn't find him.  That's when she called other duck hunters to help her with the search.

A duck hunter in the area found Burks floating in the water in Caddo Lake.  Burks was wearing a life jacket.

Burks' Pro Drive boat wasn't recovered.  The search for the boat was expected to continue on Monday.


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