Sheriff: Body found in Donaldsonville is missing teen Brandon Augusta

Published: Aug. 18, 2014 at 7:15 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 18, 2014 at 9:37 PM CDT
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DONALDSONVILLE, LA (WAFB) - The teen who was found dead Thursday has been identified as 15-year-old Brandon Augusta.

Augusta's body was found just a few days after he was reported missing. Brandon Augusta was last seen on Aug. 10 around 1 p.m. at his home. He was getting into a gray car.

Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said investigators found the body in a heavily wooded area on the banks of the Mississippi River after a nearby worker called authorities. He added foul play is suspected in the case.

The teen was described as a quiet and good friend.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-621-INFO (4636) or by calling Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.

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