The following is a press release from the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office:
RAYNE, LA - The Acadia Parish Coroner's Office pronounced a 16 year old juvenile from Rayne dead at the scene following an accident that occurred earlier today. According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon his office received a call from a family member around 10:00 a.m. reporting the missing juvenile.
Investigating deputies learned that the juvenile apparently left the residence last night on a off road dirt bike and had not returned home. A search of the area was conducted by deputies and family members and at approximately 11:43 a.m. the juvenile's body was located in a bean field at the intersection of L. Boudreaux Road and Hwy 98, approximately three miles from his residence.