2 bodies discovered in burning vehicles near Lafayette
LAFAYETTE - Deputies in Lafayette are investigating after two bodies were found in two different burning vehicles early Tuesday morning.
At around 1:15 a.m., Lafayette Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to an incident to which the Carencro Fire Department had already been dispatched. A vehicle was found burning in the 100 block of Disette Road. After the fire was put out, a body was found in the vehicle.
At around 3:30 a.m., another vehicle fire was reported to the City of Scott Fire Department. This fire was in the 400 block of Old Spanish Trail in Scott. A second unidentified body was discovered in that car.
Detectives have yet to link the incidents or identify the vehicles or victims. The investigation is ongoing with details expected shortly.
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