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Close friend remembers Moss Bluff victim

by KPLC Staff

MOSS BLUFF, LA (KPLC) - Friends are remembering a 19-year-old woman found dead in Moss Bluff.

The body of Sierra Bouzigard was found near John Koonce Road at 7:40am Monday.

The Calcasieu Coroner's Office confirmed Bouzigard's identity through fingerprints. According to preliminary autopsy results, officials believe she died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Alexandria Patrick was a close friend of Bouzigard. The two met at Moss Bluff Middle School almost nine years ago. Patrick says Bouzigard was a wonderful friend, who could never be replaced.

"They say out of sight out of mind," Patrick said. "I say out of sight never out of mind and always in my heart."

Patrick says she had not heard from Bouzigard in about a month before she heard the devastating news on Monday.

"Sierra was a brilliant girl. She was always outgoing. You couldn't be around Sierra and not have a good time. You couldn't be around her and not laugh," Patrick said. "There [were] never [any] sad moments around Sierra. She always uplifted you."

Though the police are still investigating Bouzigard's death, Patrick believes someone close to Bouzigard the answers police are looking for. Patrick hopes they come forward so justice can be served.

Calcasieu Sheriff Tony Mancuso says it may be weeks before they know if Bouzigard was sexually assaulted and get a return on toxicology results.

At this time investigators are following leads, but again they want to hear from anyone who may know where Sierra Bouzigard was in the last 24 hours. Anyone with information can call the Calcasieu Sheriff's Office at 491-3605. CPSO Detective Mark Clark is the lead investigator on this case.

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