NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) — New Iberia Police have confirmed that a body was found in the city on Friday.

Authorities said the body was found on Pershing Street. No other details were provided, however, the family of the person found spoke to News 10 and confirmed it to be Audrey Fusilier, 86. Fusilier was living with her 45-year-old nephew.

Fusilier’s family said they hadn’t seen her in over a year. Her niece, Theda Spencer, had become suspicious since the nephew kept making up excuses when Spencer wanted to come visit. This week, Spencer called the police to do a wellness check which is how they found her remains

The nephew, David Fusilier, has been arrested in connection to the death.

Police have not determined if the death was the result of a homicide, as the investigation is in its initial stages.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.