POSTED: Monday, March 5, 2012 - 12:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, March 5, 2012 - 12:34pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — A man was found dead near a Post Office in Lafayette early this morning. Police believe he was stabbed to death.
Officials say the body of Russell Lambert, Jr., 30, was discovered by a motorist at around 2:00 a.m. on Monday, March 5. They say the person was driving near the intersection of Donlon and Moss Street when the discovery was made.
The Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office is currently performing an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death. However, we’re told that it appears Lambert was stabbed and that is the unofficial cause of death listed at this time.
Police are seeking any information related to this incident. If you know anything, call Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.