Update News Spotlight: Murder Victim’s Cause of Death Released

 Update to 12/22/2012 Homicide 1000 Block Kelsey

The below homicide victim is identified as Lavoris Tinisha Watkins, 26 year old female Lansing resident.  On December 26, 2012, the Lansing Police Department released that she died as a result of a gunshot wound.
On Saturday December 22, 2012 at 3:17 p.m. officers responded to a residence on the 1000 block of Kelsey Ave on a witness report that the front door of the residence was left ajar. Upon arrival, officers performed a security check of the home and located a 26 year old Lansing female unresponsive. The female in question was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Lansing Police Department Investigations Division is investigating the death as a homicide.
The LPD is requesting anyone who may have related information of this crime to contact Detective Sergeant Christopher Baldwin at (517) 483-6846, or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP (7867). Anonymous text message tips can be left at 847411, begin your text with LPD517 then leave your message.