LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — A car belonging to a Long Beach native has been found submerged in a New Orleans bayou, according to authorities. An unidentified body was also found inside.
Terrilyn Monette’s family, who resides in Long Beach, has been traveling to New Orleans repeatedly since her disappearance in continue their search. As recent as Friday evening, the family held a vigil.
Her family sobbed and embraced one another as a tow truck pulled the 26-year-old woman’s Honda Accord for Bayou St. John on Saturday. A volunteer diver made the discovery.
“I can’t believe that I might never see my baby again,” an emotional Toni Enclade, Monette’s mother, said in a phone interview with CBS2. Enclade also told WWL-TV that the news broke her heart, KNX 1070 reported.