Victims of Toledo Bend boating accident identified

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Victims of Toledo Bend boating accident identified

Authorities have identified the three boaters that died in a fatal Toledo Bend boating

Paul L. Murphy Jr., 46, of Opelousas; Joseph L. Sam Jr., 44, of Opelousas and James F. Young, 40  of Lafayette, were the three boaters that died in Toledo Bend boating accident.

Police received a report at about 10:00 a.m. on on Tuesday, July 31 concerning three men that died after embarking on boating trip.

Murphey’s body was found on the same day the incident was reported while the bodies of two other boaters were found the next day. The boat involved in the crash has not been found.

The cause of the crash is yet to be revealed by authorities.