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Remains found in La. identified as Nev. girl

4 years ago October 28, 2010 Oct 28, 2010 Thursday, October 28 2010 Thursday, October 28, 2010 5:39:12 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Louisiana authorities have identified skeletal remains found earlier this month near Harrisonburg as being those of a Nevada girl.

The Catahoula Parish Sheriff's Office says 12-year-old Lexis Kaye Roberts of Las Vegas was identified by dental records. 

Deputies say the girl was last seen traveling with her mother, Suellen Roberts, and a man, Thomas Sanders, who was not a relative.

The case is still an ongoing investigation, but Suellen Roberts and Sanders are definitely people of interest.

The girls' skeletal remains were found by hunters Oct. 8 in a wooded area north of Harrisonburg.

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