Family: Remains found on Nicholson are those of missing LSU student

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - The parents of 21-year-old Michael Nickelotte Jr. have confirmed that the human remains found Friday evening are those of their son. 

Nickelotte first was first reported missing on September 18. On Friday evening, a spokesperson with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office announced the remains were believed to be those of a missing LSU student. 

The family was informed of the discovery of the remains and released the following statement Friday night: 

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.


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