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Colomb Homicide Linked to Serial Killer

Monday, December 23, 2002

On Monday December 23, 2002, Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom, and Detectives with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office received confirmation that DNA evidence obtained in the Trineisha Dene’ Colomb case has matched the DNA evidence in the Baton Rouge Serial murder cases. Lafayette Sheriff’s Office Detectives are currently working directly with the Task Force in Baton Rouge to develop additional information.

Detectives are seeking information about a white Chevrolet step side truck early 1990’s model that was seen on Thursday, November 21, 2002 on Robbie Road in Grand Coteau, LA. - the area where the victim’s vehicle was located. Detectives are also asking for information about the sighting of the possible suspect vehicle on Renaud Drive in Scott, LA between Thursday, November 21, 2002 and Sunday, November 24, 2002. A hunter discovered Colomb’s body in a wooded area near Renaud Drive on Sunday, November 24, 2002. Anyone with any information is asked to contact:

Homicide Task Force 1-866-389-3310

Lt Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office