PRESS RELEASE From: Police Department Contact: Public Information Officer, Lt. Malcolm Dupre Date: July 26, 2004
City of Thibodaux 1309 Canal Blvd. Thibodaux, LA 70301 985-446-7214
Investigation of Suspicious Death
The Thibodaux Police Department is investigating thesuspicious death of Murphy Baye, (pronounced… by…), 83-year-old whitemale of 1706 Oakley Street in Thibodaux.Mr.Baye’sbody was discovered in his home Sunday July 25th.A call was made to 911 operator and forwarded to the Thibodaux PoliceDispatcher at 5:20 P.M.Mr.Baye’s death is being investigated as a homicide pending the results of aforensic autopsy.
Investigators worked throughout the night investigatingthis matter.Mr. Baye’s body wastransported to the Jefferson Parish Forensic Facility for an autopsy to beperformed to determine the cause of death.