UPDATE:Police have identified the man as 31-year-old Blake Joseph Hebert, who was originally from the Houma-Thibodaux area.

Officers in Lafayette are investigating the discovery of a body in the Vermilion River Saturday morning..

The Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office are working together to determine an identity and cause of death.

According to officials, fishermen discovered the male body Saturday morning around 9:30 a.m.  near Rue Chavaniac.

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