11/18/22 Julie Meyers

Lafayette woman Julie Meyers, 60, was found on fire near Murdock Park on October 30. 

Lafayette Police are investigating the death of a Lafayette woman was who found on fire near Murdock Park in October. 

Julie Meyers, 60, left the Lafayette Drury Inn and Suites about 2 a.m. on Oct. 30, according to a Facebook post made by Meyers' daughter Crystal Morris. LPD responded to a call to assist a woman on fire near the corner of North 18th and Ferry streets about 7:30 a.m. From there, she was taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to an LPD press release. 

Meyers died on Wednesday from injuries related to the fire. 

LPD asks anyone with information as to Meyers's whereabouts between 2 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 30  to call Lafayette police at (765)807-1200 or the WeTip Hotline at (800)78-CRIME.

The case was originally logged the following day in LPD's daily bulletins as an "UNKOWN PROBLEM" reported at 11:32 a.m. on Oct. 30, which is why The Exponent didn't initially report it. The case summary reads "Report of a suspicious incident."

LPD sent out it's first press release about the case at 12:50 p.m., less than two hours after The Exponent called requesting information. 

The Exponent has reached out to Morris for comment. 

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