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Sheriff Louis Ackal advises that on November 1, 2014, shortly after 11:00 a.m. dispatchers with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received a call of a missing 48 year old female who had not returned home last evening.  At approximately 11:30 a.m. deputies advised that the females vehicle was located at Front Street and Indest Street, New Iberia and the body of the female was located in the Bayou Teche with no signs consistent with life.   The incident is believed to be an apparent suicide.  However, detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Investigations are investigating the incident in the event any possible criminal activity occurred.  The identity of the female is not being released until the notification of next of kin.