By | May 19, 2021

Darion M. Lafayette Death – How did Darion M. Lafayette die? – cause of death – dead : obituary – tributes

Darion M. Lafayette Cause of death – What happened?

  • Date of death: May 19, 2021
  • Death Age: 24-year-old
  • Cause of Death : shot dead

Champaign Officer Chris Oberheim was shot during the incident at Town Center Apartments around 3:24 a.m. and later died at the hospital.

The second officer shot and is now stable.

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup identified the suspect as 24-year-old Darion M. Lafayette, of Champaign who was fatally wounded during the shootout.

Lafayette was pronounced dead around 6:40 a.m. at the scene of the shooting, 2400 block of North Neil Street.

Officer Oberheim was pronounced dead at 6:03 a.m. from a gunshot wound he received during the incident.

Darion M. Lafayette Obituary, Funeral Arrangement

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