Mandeville resident Billy Coile was last seen fishing alone on Lake Pontchartrain nine days ago. On Monday night, authorities announced the finding of his body.
Billy Coile Was Missing
Billy Coile had been gone since Sunday when the boat was found on Lake Pontchartrain drifting near the 23-mile marker (Jan. 8). According to the owner of the boat, Coile reportedly took the boat on Saturday to just go fishing (Jan. 7). At 8:30 on Sunday morning, the empty boat was reportedly spotted drifting beneath the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, according to the authorities. The car owned by Coile was discovered parked in Mandeville Harbor. The Coast Guard, the St. Tammany Parish Police Department, and the Louisiana Office of Wildlife and Fisheries searched for Coile across 230 nautical miles from land and water.
The Dead body Of Billy Coile Was Found
The investigation has been discontinued, based on an assertion from Coast Guard personnel on Monday evening. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, the body of Billy Coile, 44, was discovered on Monday afternoon about three-quarters of a mile offshore, close to Green Point as well as the east side of Mandeville. The St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s office received the body, and there the reason and manner of death will be established.
Sheriff Randy Smith offers his condolences to the Coile family and extends his sincere gratitude to Wildlife & Fisheries, the STPSO Ocean Division, the STPSO Dive Team, and the numerous volunteers who never gave up and searched day and night for more than a week while utilizing every resource at their disposal. The details of Billy Coile’s death are the subject of a police investigation. Billy Coile’s family and friends were surely crushed by the news, and the neighborhood is horrified by the man’s senseless death.
Tribute To Billy Coile
Following the tragic news of Billy Coile’s passing, sincere condolences have been conveyed from all over the neighborhood, which has devastated her family and friends. In this difficult time, many people have sent their condolences and further supported Billy Coile’s family on social media. We offer our sympathies to Billy Coile’s loved ones during this difficult time.
1. What is the age of Billy Coile?
Ans. 44 years old
2. When was Billy Coile’s dead body found?
Ans. January 15, 2023