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Man found dead inside home near downtown Lafayette

Posted at 10:41 AM, Dec 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-14 10:41:51-05

LAFAYETTE — Police in Lafayette are investigating a man's death as a homicide after they found him Friday afternoon inside a residence near downtown Lafayette.

Lafayette Police Department officers were called just after 2 p.m. to the 600 block of Alabama Street on the report of a death, LPD Sgt. Mike Brown said in a press release. When they arrived, officers found a man dead inside.

The identity of the man or any possible suspects have not been released.

At this time, police do not believe there is any danger to the public stemming from the incident.

Additional details surrounding the incident have not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 765-807-1220 or the WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.