UPDATE: Missing woman and children found safe
ST. MARTINVILLE, LA (KADN) — Monday evening at approximately 7:37 p.m., the missing woman and two children that were reported missing off of Joel Blanchard Road in St. Martinville, were located approximately one mile from where they were last seen at 4:15 yesterday afternoon. Following an extensive search of the area over the last several hours, they were located by two of the volunteers who were assisting with the search. Upon being located, they were transported to a local hospital to be checked out, however, they appeared to be in good condition despite their ordeal.
Many thanks to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Deputies, Officers and their Canine Team from Hunt Correctional Center, the FBI, Louisiana State Police, Wildlife and Fisheries, St. Martin Land Company, Parks Volunteer Fire Department, and the countless number of volunteers who assisted in the search. Thank you also to all of those who donated water, Gatorade, ice, and food, it was all greatly appreciated. Thanks also to the media for assisting us in disseminating this story to the general public.