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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Lafayette Police Identify a Person of Interest in Sunday Homicide

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                                               Contact: Lt.. Matt Gard           

  April 12th, 2019                                                                                                                                                                                         mjgard@lafayette.in.gov

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (765) 807-1223


Update: Lafayette Police Have Identified a Person of Interest in Homicide Investigation

On 4/11/2019 the Lafayette Police Department contacted the Dayton, OH police department for assistance with locating Andrew Alcorns.  Through the ongoing investigation Lafayette detectives were able to determine that Alcorns was a person of interest in the homicide investigation that occurred on April 7th, 2019. 

The Dayton, OH police department was able to locate Alcorns.  During the investigation by the Dayton, OH police department, Alcorns suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound and is being treated at a Dayton, OH hospital. 

This investigation is ongoing.


Lieutenant Matt Gard

Community Outreach & Crime Prevention



The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law. 

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