Posted: Nov 6, 2010 11:09 AM by Shawn Kline
Updated: Nov 6, 2010 5:04 PM
UPDATE: Lafayette Police have identified the victim as 43-year-old Thomas Jolivette.
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.
Police say the victim is a middle aged black male. They are not releasing the victim's identity at this time.
Officers say injuries to the victim suggest that foul play is involved.
Lafayette Police added the investigation is ongoing.
The Lafayette Police Department is asking anyone with information concerning this incident to contact Crime Stopper at 232-TIPS (8477) or the Lafayette Police Department at 337 291-8600.