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Erica Nicole Hunt

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Missing Persons Details

Missing Person
Erica Nicole Hunt
Last Seen / Contact
Case Status
Intake Date
September 06, 2021
Source of Record



Physical Description

Current Age
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Distinguishing Features
Erica Hunt had the following tattoos: the word "Nicole" on her lower back; the word "Breionna" on her right wrist; and a tattoo of a Care Bear with a star on her left shoulder. 

Details of Disappearance

According to open source information, Erica Nicole Hunt was last seen on approximately 07/04/2016, near a relative's house in Opelousas, LA. Hunt's roommate reported her missing on 07/05/2016. Hunt has not been seen or heard from since.


On 02/05/2021, State Police investigators announced positively confirming a forensic match to Erica Hunt. Human remains were found in a rural area of Evangeline Parish, LA in 2018. The remains were identified as belonging to Erica Nicole Hunt, the Opelousas woman reported missing in 2016.

The skeletal remains were found during a search for a missing child at the time, but not identified until two years later through the efforts of the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab, the LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services (FACES) Laboratory and the DNA Doe Project.

Hunts’s death is being investigated as a homicide and the public is asked to call authorities with any information that may be of assistance in the case.

Anyone with information about Hunts’s case asked to contact St. Landry Crime Stoppers at 948-8477(TIPS), online at, or via Facebook by leaving a WEBTIP. Tips may also be submitted via text message by texting TIPS625 plus the tip to CRIMES (274637).

The Louisiana State Police online reporting system is also available by visiting and clicking the Suspicious Activity link.

Case Numbers

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Police Contact Information

Opelousas Police Department
(337) 948-2500

FBI Information

FBI Field Office Division
New Orleans
(504) 816-3000


If you see Erica Nicole Hunt anywhere, please do not make contact. Call your local emergency number like (911) or the phone number indicated for law enforcement on this record and they will instruct you on what to do. You can also let them know Erica Nicole Hunt's name and they are profiled on this site. This way they can visit the profile and get information faster and more complete to use for follow up. You can always leave us a tip on what you saw by clicking the "Tip" link in the menu at the top of this page.

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