Remains found in La. identified as Nev. girl

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Posted: Oct 28, 2010 6:39 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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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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