THIBODAUX, LA (WDSU/CNN) – Police in Thibodaux, LA, have arrested a suspect in the death of a small child whose remains were found Sunday.
Authorities found the body just after noon, and identified the victim as 7-year-old Jori Lirette.
Police have charged Jeremiah Wright, 30, in connection with the child's death.
Detectives say Wright was living with the boy and his mother, and was described as the woman's boyfriend.
A source close to the investigation said the child had special needs, and that his body had been dismembered.
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