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Police confirm missing Ville Platte man is dead

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Amos Jones / Ville Platte Police Amos Jones / Ville Platte Police

As we reported this weekend, the search for a missing Ville Platte man has ended.

Amos Jones was reported missing on December 22nd. His family told us this weekend that he had been found dead in an empty building near his home.

The Ville Platte Police Department has confirmed Jones' death and said he was found on December 30th. There was no obvious indication of foul play but the investigation is ongoing at this time and detectives are also waiting for the report from the Coroner’s office, a spokesman said. 

To read our first story about Jones, click here

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