LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Lafayette police made an arrest Wednesday afternoon after a victim was found dead in a home earlier that morning.
James Michael Bixler, 25, was arrested on a charge of murder after a neighbor found the victim’s body in a home in the 1500 block of North 16th Street just after 9 a.m.
Officials with the Lafayette Police Department said a 1-year-old boy and a dog were also in the home.
The baby was not related to the victim and there were no details on why the child was there or if he witnessed the incident, police said.
Authorities did not reveal the victim’s identity or cause of death, but more information was expected to be released following an autopsy Thursday morning.
Bixler was taken to the Tippecanoe County Jail.
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