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For Immediate Release:
March 30, 2017

Media Contact:
Det. Marjorie Eloi

Topic: Death Investigation
Case #: PD170329118809
Date & Time of Occurrence: 03/29/2017 at approx. 3:34 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 6640 SW 57 Avenue Apt. #F-204
  South Miami, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Nicolas De Lavalette, (W/M)
Deceased's DOB: 04/23/1995
Deceased's Age: 21
Deceased's Address: 6640 SW 57 Avenue Apt. #F-204
  South Miami, Florida

Death Investigation

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Detectives from the Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau are investigating an incident where a 21 year old University of Miami student was found deceased inside of his apartment.

According to investigators, just before 3:30 p.m., on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, officers from South Miami Police Department and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) personnel were dispatched to 6640 SW 57 Avenue Apt. #F-204, to reports of an unresponsive male. Responding officers and MDFR personnel discovered the unresponsive male lying on the bathroom floor. MDFR personnel determined the 21 year old male, later identified as Nicolas De Lavalette, was deceased.

The victim’s body was transported to the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner Department for post mortem examination.

The initial investigation revealed there was no trauma observed on the victim’s body and foul play was not suspected.

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, detectives advised the cause and manner of the victim’s death would be pending further studies and investigation.

The investigation continues.



Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
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Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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