LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) - The 19-year-old woman found dead on the side of the road in Lafayette was shot in the head.
The Coroner's office notified the Lafayette Sheriff's office Thursday with the results of its initial examination. An official autopsy has not been completed.
The woman was identified as Valerie West of Duson, LA. Her body was found Monday near Gazette Road in Lafayette on June 30.
The case is still under investigation. If you have any information about this case, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS (8477).