The body of an elderly man found in a pond off Verot School Road on Wednesday has been identified.

Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office investigators said the body is that of 93-year-old Porfirio Garcia, whose family reported him missing at around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Garcia's body was pulled from a pond near the intersection of Fortune Road and Verot School Road.

The cause of death has not been determined yet, Sheriff's Office Capt. John Babin said.

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