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: 9/20/2016 8:00 PM
Lafayette Police responds to a body found

Lafayette, LA- On September 20, 2016 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Lafayette Police along with the Lafayette Sheriff’s Office responded to the 300 block of S. Wilderness Trail after receiving a tip about the location of a possible body. Officers responded and located a body enclosed in a tool box. The identity of the victim or the cause of death has not been determined at this time pending results from the Coroner’s Office. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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