1 person found dead in Lafayette house fire

Crime Watch 8

A man is in a Lafayette hospital and another person is dead after a report of a stabbing inside a burning house. 

Officers with the Lafayette Police Department were called to a home in the 800 block of S. 31st St. to the report of a stabbing. 

Police said when officers arrived they found a man injured at the home and another person was found dead inside the home. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. Police could not confirm what the man’s injuries were or how the person inside the home died. 

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