Name of 7th Street homicide victim released

LCPD investigating homicide on 7th Street
LCPD investigating homicide on 7th Street
Published: Nov. 17, 2022 at 2:56 PM CST
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Authorities have released the name of the man killed on 7th Street.

Markquis Silvers, 37, of Macon, Miss., was found dead at a residence on 7th Street, between McNabb and Kayouche streets, according to the initial report.

KPLC obtained the initial report through a public records request.

The report lists the weapon used as a firearm.

Deputy Chief Franklin Fondel says no arrests have been made.

According to the call log, dispatch was contacted at 7:18 a.m. on Nov. 12.

Fondel asked anyone with information about Silvers’ death to call lead Detective Sgt. Chris Johnson at (337) 491-1311.