Oysterman drowns in Calcasieu Lake - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Oysterman drowns in Calcasieu Lake

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - An oysterman reportedly drowned on the west side of Calcasieu Lake on Friday.

Officials with the Cameron Parish Coroner's Office identify the victim as Jerome Mitchell.

Authorities with Wildlife and Fisheries say Mitchell fell overboard when his boat hit another boat. His body was later recovered from the lake.

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