LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A woman is dead and a duplex destroyed after a fire tore through a home in Lafayette Saturday, according to Lafayette police.
LPD released information to News 18 Monday morning. Around 10:30 Saturday night, Lafayette fire and police responded to a home on fire in the 3100 block of Cedar Lane, which is near Tate and Lyle.
According to LPD, 87-year-old Patricia Riehle died in the fire. Nobody else was in the unit during the time of the fire. The Lafayette Fire Department released a statement saying the location of where the fire originated has been determined to have been the rear bedroom where Patricia was located.
Police said an initial report found no suspicious evidence.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
- Woman dead after weekend house fire in Lafayette
- Lafayette woman faces charges after weekend shooting
- Lafayette woman charged after alleged weekend stabbing
- House damaged after fire in Lafayette
- One woman dead in Michigantown fire
- Police investigating weekend shots fired near Lafayette apartment
- Woman arrested following Lafayette shooting
- Missing Lafayette woman found safe
- Victims of Lafayette house fire released from hospital
- Lafayette Fire Department smoke alarm saves woman's home