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Body of Missing Oil Executive Douglas Schantz Found In the Mississippi River

Douglas Schantz Personal Photo

Douglas Schantz
Douglas Schantz
Personal Photo

NEW ORLEANS (CBS/AP) The body of missing Texas oil executive Doug Schantz was found in the Mississippi River Tuesday, officials said.

Schantz planned to meet his daughter at the New Orleans airport for an early flight back to Houston on March 5, but never showed up.

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Schantz, the President of Houston-based Sequent Energy Management was last seen on a security video Friday. Police believe he fell in the river near a ferry boat dock.

Schantz was in New Orleans to give Tulane University a $25,000 gift during a reception Thursday. After the dinner, he and colleagues went to Bourbon Street around midnight.

It does not seem that Schantz was the victim of foul play, he had all his jewelry and credit cards on him.

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