Crime Watch 8

Woman’s death in Lafayette ruled suspicious

A shield logo is displayed on a Lafayette Police Department vehicle. (File Photo)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WISH) — Lafayette police have ruled the death of a woman found Tuesday morning as suspicious.

Lafayette Police Department responded about 10 a.m. Tuesday to a report of a dead woman in the 900 block of Southlea Drive. That’s in a residential area southeast of the intersection of Beck Lane and South Ninth Street.

An officer found the dead woman inside a home.

“There are suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and investigators are actively working the case. An autopsy is pending,” a news release from police said.

Anyone with information on the case was asked to call the police department at (765) 807-1200 or the WeTip Hotline at (800) 782-7463.