Lafayette man stabbed to death

An unidentified 35-year old male who was stabbed in Lafayette on Tuesday around noon died from the injury.

Police are now looking for a suspect in the stabbing.

The following is a news release from the Lafayette Police Department.

On January 19, 2010, at approximately noon, the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 300 block of Paul Breaux regarding a stabbing.  The victim, a 35 year old male of Lafayette, was involved in an altercation with the suspect, when the suspect stabbed him.  The victim was able to walk back to 305 Paul Breaux where he collapsed and died from his injury.  The suspect, a black male with dread locks and wearing shorts, fled the scene on foot towards the Martin Luther King Center.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the suspect to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.  The identity of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of the next of kin.  The case remains under investigation.