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Sunday, July 14, 2019

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Body found of missing Raceland businessman

Body found of missing Raceland businessman

Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies have located the body of a missing 53-year-old Raceland man.

Wayne Folse of 3138 Highway 308 was last seen around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday when he reportedly left his place of business.

According to family members, Folse left Raceland Paint and Body Shop, located on LA Highway 1, to travel to a hardware store and a bank both located on LA 1 south of his business place.

Folse never made it to either destination, and family members and deputies had been unable to reach him since that time.

Patrol deputies and detectives began their search Thursday afternoon when the family initially reported him missing. The search continued overnight Thursday and into Friday when they found Folse’s body which has been turned over the Coroner’s Office.

Foul play is not suspected and the investigation continues.