SEVERE WX : Flood Warning View Alerts

Lafayette man found guilty of attempted murder

After a two-day trial, a Lafayette man has been found guilty of attempted murder and other charges

Posted: Apr 17, 2019 1:50 PM
Updated: Apr 17, 2019 2:54 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — After a two-day trial, a Lafayette man has been found guilty of attempted murder and other charges stemming from a police investigation. Garrett Chaffin was found guilty of Attempted Murder, Domestic Battery Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, Strangulation, Criminal Confinement, Domestic Battery, two counts of Invasion of Privacy, and Aggravated Battery.

According to court documents, On April 14, 2018, police responded to a call of a female who fell and an unwanted guest removal. After arriving police observed the victim had facial bruises and marks on her neck. After investigating it was revealed Chaffin had repeatedly hit the victim and choked her unconscious on multiple occasion over the last few months. Chaffin would also threaten to kill the victim.

Sentencing for Chaffin will be set at a later date.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 75°
Kokomo
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 76°
Rensselaer
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 59°
Fowler
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 59°
Williamsport
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 74°
Crawfordsville
Scattered Clouds
72° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 72°
Frankfort
Overcast
76° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 78°
Delphi
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 70°
Monticello
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 70°
Logansport
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 70°
Multiple Rounds of Rain and Storms Through The Week
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events