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Authorities recover body from pond in Webster Parish

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WEBSTER PARISH, La. -

Authorities have recovered a body from a pond in Webster Parish.

According to Webster Parish Sheriff Gary Sexton, the body was discovered around 7:30a.m. Wednesday south of I-20.

Authorities tell KTBS 3 News that the body was identified as that of 27-year-old Raffee Howard Haynes.

Authorities say Haynes fled from police during a traffic stop on I-20 near Exit 49 earlier this month. Sheriff Sexton says a Louisiana State Police stopped the man on September 9th at 8p.m. following a complaint of erratic driving. The trooper interviewed the man and performed a field sobriety test on before he fled.

Authorities searched the area immediately after Haynes fled but their efforts were unsuccessful.

His body was recovered and sent to Little Rock for autopsy.

Stay with KTBS 3 News and ktbs.com for more details as they become available.

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