Aug 5, 2010 5:50 PM by Melissa Canone

Update: A Body is Found in Jennings

Update: Body that was found in Jennings was that of Jayce Dupuis. The cause of death has not yet been determined.


Tonight a missing man's family gathers, hearing the worst.

Today the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's offfice teamed up with an Allen Parish correctional search team.
Their goal: find 21-year old Jayce Dupuis missing since Sunday morning.

The search got underway this afternoon. From Dupuis' Academy Avenue home crews were tracking a course straight to the Nezqueit River where he was last seen.

When they stumbled across the body off Alice Street and Shannon Drive along the railroad tracks, detectives took a picture of the dead man's shoes.
Gloria Sexton confirmed those were the same her son Jayce was wearing.

Tonight they anxiously await official word from the coronor's office.

It's still to early to determine a cause of death or if foul play was involved.




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