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St. Landry

Beggs Body Identified Through Crime Stoppers and DNA

Investigators with the St Landry Parish Sheriff’s Department have identified the body found in Beggs as Demetris Lincoln of Houston, TX.
A tip was received from St. Landry Crime Stoppers showing a missing person flyer of a Houston women missing in the same time frame. The body also had the same characteristics of the missing woman.
St. Landry detectives contacted detectives with Houston PD to obtain DNA. The body was identified via DNA and the identification by family of items recovered from the scene. Investigators are working with the Houston Police Department to uncover the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body.
This is an ongoing investigation and we cannot give anymore information at this time. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the St. Landry Sheriff’s Department at 337-948-6517 or St. Landry Crime Stoppers at 337-948-8477.