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Detroit man's body found in Lansing apartment

Posted at 9:31 AM, Dec 16, 2018

LANSING, Mich. — On Friday, 12/14/18 at approximately 10:23 a.m., Lansing Police were dispatched to the 3600 block of Bayview for a welfare check on an unresponsive male.

Upon arrival, Officers located a male subject non-responsive inside an apartment. Lansing Fire Department responded to the scene and determined the male to be deceased. The deceased has been identified as a 28-year-old Detroit resident, Donovan Barfield.

An autopsy is expected to be completed in conjunction with local medical personnel and law enforcement. This death investigation is being treated as a homicide and does not appear to be a random act. The homicide is the early stages of an ongoing investigation; information is subject to change and will be updated in time.

Detectives with the Michigan State Police, Lansing Police Department and Crime scene Investigators continue their homicide investigation and ask for anyone with information to come forward.

Call with information; Michigan State Detective/Trooper Jay Barkley: 517-483-4495 or Lansing Police Department Detective Theresa Mironiuk: 517-483-4822 or CRIME STOPPERS @ 517-483-7867 or LPD Facebook (Private Message).