There are reports of a man’s body being found in the Mississippi River, matching a missing businessman’s description. Texas Equusearch, a group of investigators, had been hired to help locate missing businessman Douglas Schantz. Schantz has been missing since early Friday morning in New Orleans, following a night out at a Bourbon Street bar. Along with the investigators, roughly 30 detectives were on the case and the Coast Guard was sweeping the Mississippi River.
According to police, Douglas Schantz was seen leaving a bar around 2 am, heading in the direction of the river. Schantz is the president of Sequent Energy Management and was in New Orleans for business purposes.