Opelousas Police have confirmed that a skull found in a canal on Prudhomme Lane in October is that of a man who went missing in 2013.
Police say that Simon Lastrapes was last seen on July 8, 2013, when he reportedly ran away from family members.
OPD confirms identity of skull found as man missing since 2013
Officials with OPD say that sheriff's deputies confirmed the identity of the skull and notified the department.
This is a developing story.