Authorities looking for vehicle spotted near murder scene
Investigators with Lafayette Police have requested the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle that was at or around the area where the victim’s vehicle was located. The vehicle in question is described as an older model Buick or Oldsmobile painted white with a canary yellow top. Anyone with information about a vehicle with this description is encouraged to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.
From Lafayette Police Department
Previous News Release:
Police have identified the reported homicide victim as Thomas Jolivette (43) of Lafayette. The investigation continues. The Lafayette Police Department is asking anyone with information concerning this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS or Lafayette Police 291-8600.
Original News Release:
A patrolling Lafayette Police Officer discovered the body of a victim in the alley of businesses located in the 2000 block of W. University Ave. The discovery was made at approximately 2:27 am Saturday November 6, 2010. The victim is described as a middle aged black male. Injuries to the victim suggest that foul play is involved. The investigation is ongoing. The Lafayette Police Department is asking anyone with information concerning this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS (8477) or the Lafayette Police Department at 337 291-8600.