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Erica Nicole Hunt

Suspicious CircumstancesBody Recovered
Updated
Erica Nicole Hunt
Erica Nicole Hunt
Erica Nicole Hunt
Erica Nicole Hunt

Missing Persons Details

Missing Adults

Erica Nicole Hunt

Missing from
Opelousas, Louisiana - USA
Nationality
Case Entered
  September 06, 2021
Status
   Body Recovered
Current Classification
  Suspicious Circumstances
Source of Record
  Media
Last Updated
Verification Status
Yes

Physical Description

Gender
   Female
Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
  28
Race
  Black or African American
Hair Color
  Brown
Eye Color
  Brown
Height
  5'4"
Weight
  160lbs
  Last Seen Wearing
  Distinct 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. 
  Medical Alert

Details of Disappearance

Erica Nicole Hunt was last seen by family or friends on July 04, 2016.

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.

***UPDATE***

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 stlandrycrimestoppers.com, 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 www.lsp.org and clicking the Suspicious Activity link.

Who to contact!
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Erica Nicole Hunt, you are encouraged to contact the Opelousas Police Department at (337) 948-2500, ask for . Be sure to have the case number available as you will need it.

FBI Information

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

Be Advised

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 that they are profiled on this site. This way they can visit the profile and get information faster 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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