News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

Toby Aguillard, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: P.O. Karl Ratcliff
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665​


Date/Time: 8/2/2016 3:00 PM
UPDATE: Suspect Charged in Death of Ex-Girlfriend

Lafayette, LA - Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have charged Jonathan Aubrey (33) of Lafayette with 1st Degree Murder.  The victim, Sheree Patin Williams (37), had obtained a Protective Order against Aubrey.  Detectives were able to place Aubrey at the home prior to Williams’ body being discovered.  Aubrey was arrested on Monday, August 1, 2016, at approximately 11:00 pm, for Violation of a Protective Order.  The autopsy conducted revealed that Williams’ cause of death was strangulation.  Detectives returned to the correctional center, upgrading the charge to 1st Degree Murder.  The investigation remains ongoing.

Police Investigate Suspicious Death on Conrad Street
Original Release: August 1, 2016 @ 2:30 pm
Lafayette, LA – On August 1, 2016, at approximately 11:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to a suspicious death at a residence in the 200 block of Conrad Street.  According to the resident, she returned home to discover the body of a 37 year old female inside a room in the home.  She immediately contacted police upon discovering the body.
Detectives have indicated that the death remains suspicious until an autopsy can be conducted by the coroner’s office.  The identity of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of the next of kin.  The investigation remains ongoing. 


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