Human remains found in Prairieville identified
ASCENSION – Skeletal remains that were found in a wooded area of Prairieville in January have been identified.
According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, the remains have been identified as 55-year-old William Winters.
On Jan. 30, deputies responded to a call directing them to the wooded area off of Germany Road after a human skull was found by a neighbor's dog.
The LSU FACES lab assisted in identifying the remains.
According to the sheriff's office, foul play is not suspected in Winters' death.