LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police are investigating the death of a man found in a Schuyler Avenue residence Monday morning.
Lt. Randy Sherer said police were called to 2200 Schuyler Avenue about 11 a.m. Monday for a possible body inside the home.
Lt. Sherer said 30-year-old Cody Bryant answered the door when police got there. Police said he was acting suspicious and said nobody else was in the home.
Police then detained Bryant and got a search warrant.
The body of 49-year-old Brian Duvall was found inside with no apparent trauma.
Bryant was arrested and faces charges of failure to report a dead body, obstruction of justice, false informing, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.
Tippecanoe County Coroner Carrie Costello said an autopsy was done Tuesday morning. A cause of death is pending a toxicology report.
Neighbor Matthew Williamson said he's shocked that Bryant kept this from police.
"It's kind of crazy because I didn't really expect anything like that to happen just because Brian and Cody were real close to each other," Wiliamson said.
Lt. Sherer said police are actively looking for witnesses.
If you have any information about the case, you are asked to call Lafayette Police at 765-807-1200 or the anonymous WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.