Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents are investigating a fatal boating incident that occurred in Washington Parish on Feb. 23.
The body of 60 YO Virgil Page Jr. of Angie was recovered from the Pearl River. LDWF agents were alerted about a boating incident around noon about a man that went overboard. Agents responded the scene and learned from a witness that a 14 foot boat was unmanned and circling a man face down in the water. It is unknown at this time what caused the man to be ejected from the boat. Page Jr.’s body was turned over to the Washington Parish Cororner’s Office to determine an official cause of death. Page Jr. was recovered wearing a non-approved personal flotation device.