3/22 Update: Texas EquuSearch members have recovered located human remains during the search for Joseph Lee Simien Sr. in Opelousas, Louisiana. Though the remains are thought to be those of Joseph L. Simien Sr., positive identification must still be confirmed by medical authorities and law enforcement investigators. We ask that you please keep Joseph’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this most tragic and devastating time in their lives.
3/21 Update: The active search for Joseph Lee Simien Sr. will begin in Louisiana on Saturday – March 22nd 2014. The search Command Post will be at “Christ the King Catholic Church”, located at 369 Christ the King Road in Opelousas, Louisiana 70570. This is near the community of Church Pointe, Louisiana. The search for Joseph will begin at 8:00 a.m. We will be in need of searchers on foot and ATVs. If any Texas EquuSearch member can assist in the Opelousas, Louisiana search for Joseph Simien Sr.; please contact Jan Tipps at (281) 639-1096. Your help is needed to find Mr. Simien … and its greatly appreciated.
78 year-old Joseph Lee Simien Sr. was last seen in St. Landry Parrish, Louisiana on March 11th 2014. It is unknown type or color of clothing that Joseph was wearing. Joseph limps due to a past injury to his right foot. If you have seen Joseph since his disappearance, if you know of his current whereabouts, or if you have any information concerning his disappearance; please contact the St. Landry Parrish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 948-6516 – or call Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.
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