Search continues for missing Jennings man

By Crystal Price - bio | email

JENNINGS, LA (KPLC) - Investigators are still searching for leads in the case of missing 21-year old Jayce Dupuis who was last seen early Sunday morning in Jennings.

Crews searched by foot and by water all day Wednesday near the area where the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office recovered the wrecked truck driven by Dupuis the day he went missing.

Police said an unnamed passenger drove the busted truck to this area and attempted to ditch it in a bayou near Exit 65 off of Interstate 10.

Investigators with different agencies across the state are currently limited on where they can search for the missing man simply because they are still looking for leads in the investigation.

Detectives have spent the last day doing interviews with the unnamed witness to further their investigation.

While investigators don't speculate any foul play, Jayce Dupuis' mother feels differently about the situation.

"I keep thinking that he may have been murdered," said Gloria Sexton, Dupuis' mother. "He would have called me because he always calls me when something happens."

Jayce Dupuis is 5'11, 135 pounds and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and white and black plaid shorts.

If you have any information on Dupuis' whereabouts, feel free to call the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office at (337) 821-2115.

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