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Body recovered on boat that caught fire and sank in Sulphur

Good Evening,

Lee Peck in the KPLC 7 Newsroom with a look at what we're working on for Nightcast.

A Lake Charles family is searching for answers on the whereabouts of their missing son. Chase Fontenot was involved in a crash on the Black Bayou Bridge. The car was discovered submerged in the water Friday evening. Fearing the worst, his family is making a plea for answers after Chase hasn't been seen in days. KPLC's Monica Grimaldo has the story.

Plus, a body is recovered from a boat that caught fire and sank late Saturday night. It happened off Dunn Ferry Road in Sulphur.

And, with more people moving into the area, rental properties are in high demand. However, scammers are taking advantage of the opportunity. Tonight a warning to renters on what they need to know when searching for a property to call home.

Also, this next one has the entire newsroom talking! Six puppies were rescued after being abandoned and left for dead. KPLC's Erika Ferrando talks to the rescue group who helped get the pups to safety and are now looking to find them good homes.

And, the rain returns for looks like the start of a cloudy and wet week. Meteorologist Zack Fradella has our work week forecast.

We'll see you tonight at Ten for these stories and more. Until then, we're always on at kplctv.com.

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