Body of 19-year old woman found on roadside in Lafayette
POSTED: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 11:27am
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 3:07pm
Lafayette (NBC33) — The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a 19-year-old woman whose body was found on the side of the road.
Deputies responded to the 600 Block of Gazette Road, where the body was reportedly found on Monday, June 30, around 10:30 p.m. ‘
The victim, later identified as Valerie West of Duson, was unconscious and responders were not able to revive her.
Detectives are treating this case as a homicide, and are awaiting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.