LA: Scott man found dead at base of hunting stand at Kisatchie National Forest

https://www.klfy.com/local/lafayette-parish/scott-man-found-dead-at-base-of-tree-stand-at-kisatchie-national-forest/

10/31/2022

A man from Scott, Louisiana was found dead at the base of his hunting stand in the Kisatchie National Forest.

According to the Vernon Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies were contacted late Saturday (Oct. 29) regarding a hunter who failed to return to camp.

VPSO Deputies, agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, United States Forestry Service Personnel, and volunteers initiated a foot search of the area.

Within a half an hour, according to the sheriff’s office, K9 Bo led the chase team to Lopez who was found dead at the base of his hunting stand.

The case remains under investigation.

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