LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Police have arrested a Lafayette teen after a stabbing late Thursday night. According to police, 18-year old Nike Haynie of Lafayette was taken into custody for murder.
Police said on Thursday around 11:13 p.m. officers responded to Rochelle Drive for a report of a suspicious person. When officers arrived a dead male was located at the scene. An investigation determined the male had been stabbed and a knife was recovered from the area.
Tippecanoe County Deputy Coroner Carrie Costello identified the victim as 46-year-old Marc Sherwood, who lived in the Lafayette area. The preliminary autopsy shows the cause of death to be multiple stab wounds. The manner of death is a homicide.
Haynie was arrested and was booked into the Tippecanoe County jail.
Anyone with information involving this case, please contact the Lafayette Police Department at (765) 807-1200 or the WeTip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.