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For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Matt Gard
August 21st, 2018 firstname.lastname@example.org
UPDATE: Lafayette Police Investigating Dead Body Found on Amelia Ave
On Tuesday August 21st, at about 7 am, the Lafayette Police Department received a report of a dead body found outside in the 3900 block of Amelia Ave. Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department along with the Tippecanoe County Coroner’s office, are investigating to determine the cause and manner of the death. At this time the death is being investigated as a homicide, as is standard with all deaths until the cause is known. The victim is a black male, the identification is pending by the coroner’s office.
The deceased victim was identified as Keiandre Holt (16).
Anyone with any information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or through the anonymous We-TIP hotline at 800-78-CRIME. At this time there is no belief that any danger to the public exists.
Sergeant Matt Gard
Community Outreach & Crime Prevention
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.