Lafayette Police: Body found enclosed in tool box

Photo: MGN
Photo: MGN

LAFAYETTE, La (KLFY)– Authorities locate a body in Lafayette Parish after receiving a tip, according to officials.

Corporal Bridgette Dugas said, Lafayette Police and Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 300 block of S. Wilderness Trail around 4 p.m. Tuesday, after they received a tip from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office about the location of a possible body.

According to a news release, authorities located a body enclosed in a tool box. Dugas said the tool box is medium in size and the type found in a tool shed.

The identity of the victim or cause of death has not been determined at this time.

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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