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Detectives Investigate Death of Local Female

Sunday, November 24, 2002

According to Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of 23-year-old Trenesia D. Colomb of Lafayette, whose body was found by a hunter in a wooded area off of Renaud Drive Sunday morning. Colomb was reported missing by family members on Friday, November 22, 2002, the day that the victim’s abandoned vehicle was located in St Landry Parish. Investigators are awaiting results of an autopsy, which will be conducted Monday in Jefferson Parish, however foul play is suspected. Detectives with the Lafayette City Police and the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office, along with Scott Police are assisting the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office with the investigation. If anyone has information that could assist with this investigation, please contact the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-232-9211.

Donna Delahoussaye
Media Relations/Projects Coordinator
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office
337-236-5814/337-232-9211