Human remains found during search of runaway juvenile

On Saturday, December 29, 2018 during the intensive search for 9 year old Bryson Thibodeaux, Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Detectives received information that a local volunteer team search member had located human remains (skull) underneath an unenclosed shed located on the Prairie Rhonde Road.

Upon discovery, Louisiana State Police were notified as well as the Evangeline Parish Coroner’s Office. The scene was secured until the arrival of LSU FACES on Sunday morning December 30, 2018.

Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office met with a member from FACES. FACES were able to exhume any other remains. All remains located were taken to LSU Anthropology Lab for further analysis to identify the person.

There is no further information at this time. The case is under investigation pending results received from LSU FACES.

The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Evangeline Parish District Attorney’s Office, Louisiana State University FACES, Louisiana State Police, Evangeline Parish Coroner Office, St Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office for all their assistance during the discovery of these human remains.

If anyone has any information in reference to the remains located is asked to contact the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at 337-363-2161.

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