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A body recovered from the Mississippi River has been identified as 18-year-old Louisiana State University student Kori Gauthier.

Police say they don't suspect foul play in the disappearance of the LSU freshman.

She was last seen alive on April 6 by her boyfriend after the two had an argument.

Gauthier's car was found abandoned on the eastbound side of I-10 on the Mississippi River Bridge in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, April 7.

Police towed the car to a junkyard after another driver rear ended the vehicle on the bridge about 1 a.m.

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Gauthier's family had offered $10,000 for information on her whereabouts.

Surveillance video footage and cellphone tracking were among the evidence that police presented to Gauthier's parents to support their theory that she jumped.

There is also "other evidence we shared with Kori's parents that we are not liberty to disclose publicly out of respect for their privacy," LSU chief of police Bart Thompson said at a press conference on Wednesday.

Kori's father, Levar Gauthier, told NOLA.com he had no idea his daughter was missing until she failed to show up to an orthodontist's appointment.

He said her former roommate used an app to track her cell phone to the junkyard where police had towed her car on Wednesday.

Her cell phone, keys, and wallet were found inside the car.

Gauthier's uncle Spencer said finding her body means the family can have closure. He asked her friends and supporters to continue to pray and uplift the family during their time of grieving.

He also urged his Facebook followers to honor his niece by listening to Stevie Wonder's song, "These Three Words."
 

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The search for missing LSU student Kori Gauther has ended after human remains were found in the Mississippi River.

The 18-year-old Louisiana State University student was last seen alive on Tuesday, April 6. Her car was found abandoned around 1 a.m. on April 7, after another car crashed into it on the Mississippi River Bridge.

The abandoned car - with her cell phone and wallet inside - led investigators to speculate that she jumped off the bridge.

The body was found in the Mississippi River in Reserve, Louisiana, about 50 miles southeast of where the searchers were looking for Gauthier.

LSU police said the search focused on the area of the river after a cadaver dog targeted a dangerous stretch of water twice, Fox News reported.

The remains have not yet been identified by the coroner.

Police said late Saturday they do not suspect foul play in Gauthier's disappearance.

Gauthier's family and friends want answers.

The family said she went missing after arguing with her boyfriend, Tyler Toussant. He was the last person to see her alive.

Gauthier's sister defended Toussant in a social media post.

"STOP attacking her boyfriend. He has been in her life for a long time now. The way y’all are attacking him is sick. He is hurting just as much as us. He’s her family too. repost the posts and pass out a flyer and let the police do their job."

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