Police ID Body in Bridgeport Township

A victim whose body was found in a water filled ditch in Bridgeport Township on Tuesday has been identified.

The body of 49-year-old Joel Louchart was discovered in the 7000 block of Blackmar Road. An investigation into Louchart’s death indicates his death may have been accidental, though police are awaiting results from an autopsy in order to determine the exact cause of death.