A boating accident on Lake Bistineau claimed the life of Kevin Allen Phillips, 35, of Elm Grove Tuesday. His body was discovered at 9:20 a.m. by divers.

Phillips and his girlfriend, Cassie Harvard, 34, also from Elm Grove, went fishing at 11 p.m. Monday. She told deputies the accident happened around midnight. Harvard was stranded until 6:40 a.m. Tuesday when duck hunters heard her cries for help. She held fast to a tree throughout the night and was taken to an area hospital as a precaution. She showed no signs of hypothermia.

Bossier Sheriff’s deputies responded to the public boat launch off

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