Posted: Oct 28, 2010 6:16 AM by Posted by Sharlee Barriere
HARRISONBURG, La. (AP) - Louisiana authorities have identified skeletal remains found earlier this month near Harrisonburg as being those of a Nevada girl.
Catahoula Parish Sheriff's Office Detective Toney Edwards says the girl was positively identified by dental records on Tuesday as 12-year-old Lexis Kaye Roberts of Las Vegas.
Authorities say the girl was last seen traveling with her mother, Suellen Roberts, and a man, Thomas Sanders, who was not a relative.
Edwards says 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.