UPDATE, 6:22 P.M. WEDNESDAY

Lafayette Sheriff's Office says the body is that of the missing man. His identity has not yet been released.

ORIGINAL POST

A body was found Wednesday near the area where Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputies have been searching for a 93-year-old man missing since Tuesday night.

Deputies say the body was found in a pond near the intersection of Fortune Road and Verot School Road.

See the full KATC-TV story here.