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Authorities search for suspect in 2016 homicide after confirming forensic match with found remains

3 years 5 months 1 week ago Friday, February 05 2021 Feb 5, 2021 February 05, 2021 7:27 PM February 05, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

EVANGELINE PARISH - Authorities are investigating a homicide after discovering human remains that are connected to a woman's disappearance from 2016.

Erica Nicole Hunt went missing on July 4, 2016. Authorities later found skeletal remains in December of 2018 in Evangeline Parish.

Investigators with the Louisiana State Police Department were able to confirm a forensic match to Hunt after years of investigation, officials announced Friday.

The Louisiana State Police Crime Lab, LSU Faces Lab, and the DNA Doe Project also worked on the case.

Police are asking those with information related to this case to contact St. Landry Crime Stoppers at 948-847(TIPS), or online by clicking here.

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