UPDATE, 4 p.m.

Easton Alfred and Endie Dacosta have been located and are safe, Louisiana State Police are reporting, leading to the cancellation of the Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory. The investigation is ongoing. 


A 7-year-old and a 2-year-old from New Iberia are missing and believed to be in imminent danger, Louisiana State Police said on Tuesday afternoon.

State Police issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child advisory for Easton Alfred, 7, and Endie Dacosta, 2.

Easton is a white male with black hair. He is approximately 4 feet tall and weighs 40 to 50 pounds. He was last seen wearing boxer shorts, a T-shirt and no shoes.

Endie is a white female with light brown/blonde hair and hazel eyes. She is approximately 2 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 30 pounds.

Both children are believed to be with their mother, Raven Dacosta. She is a 30-year-old white woman with long brown hair, brown eyes and a dark complexion. Dacosta is approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds.

Dacosta is believed to be traveling with the children in a beige 2002 Toyota Sienna minivan with license plate number 101AQB.

The children were last seen about 9 a.m. Tuesday with Dacosta in the 5100 block of La. 14 between New Iberia and Delcambre.

State Police said they have reason to believe the children are in imminent danger and Dacosta should not be approached.

Anyone with information in their whereabouts should call 911, the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-369-3711 or State Police Sgt. Stacey Pearson at 337-962-2605 or stacey.pearson@la.gov.