UPDATE: Michael Nickelotte, the student's father, confirmed his body was found on Friday evening.

It is with the deepest of sorrow that we have to inform you all that the remains of Michael Nickelotte, Jr. have been found. We must now begin the sorrowful process of honoring his short life with us and laying him to his eternal rest. The support all have shown over this difficult time has been heartfelt and inspirational. Please continue to hold us in your prayers so that we may get through this difficult time. Paulla, Kaitlin & Michael Nickelotte, Sr.

WBRZ reports that hunters alerted police to the body on Friday. Police officers say the bike found near the scene matches the one belonging to the 21-year-old Nickelotte.

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Police are looking for a missing LSU student who was last seen on-campus early Monday morning.

Our news parterners at KATC are reporting he is 6'1" with blue eyes and a close-cropped military style haircut.

 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the LSU Police Department at 225-578-3231.