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UPDATE: Man Arrested in Homicide on Meadow Lane

UPDATE:  On Sunday, June 28, 2020, agents with Louisiana’ s Western District United States Marshal’s Violent Offender Task Force was able to apprehend Mr. Mitchell Dautreuil II, 31, from Lafayette without incident. Mr. Dautreuil was transported to the Lafayette Police Department where he was interviewed by investigators. At the conclusion of the interview, Mr. Dautreuil was transported and booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center. Mr. Dautreuil II was charged with one count of 2nd Degree Murder.

The victim, Mr. Kyle Romero, succumbed to his injuries the day prior.

This investigation is ongoing.





Lafayette, La. – On June 27, 2020 at approximately 4:45 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a suspicious circumstance in the 200 block of Meadow Lane.

Once officers were on scene, they located a victim suffering from two gunshot wounds, one to the his upper torso, and the second to his lower torso.

Medical assistance was provided to the victim prior to him being transported to a local hospital. Once at the hospital, the victim succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival.

This investigation is ongoing.