Body of missing Jennings man found

JENNINGS, LA (KPLC) - Authorities in Jennings confirm that the body found on Thursday afternoon near the railroad tracks close to Alice Street in Jennings is Jayce Dupuis.

Officials confirmed the news early Thursday evening.

21-year old Jayce Dupuis was last seen early Sunday morning in Jennings.

Crews had been searching by foot and water for Dupuis near the area where the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office recovered a wrecked truck driven by him the day he went missing.

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

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