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Crime Stoppers: 2 Requests for Information

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 The mid-Michigan Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in two seperate incidents this week.

On Saturday afternoon, officers responded to a breaking and entering complaint in the 1000 block of Kelsey Ave. in Lansing. When they got to the scene, they found the body of 26-year-old Lavoris Watkins.

Police have confirmed Watkins was killed by a gunshot wound.

Police are asking for any information on what neighbors may have observed around this area from the Friday evening until the Saturday around 3p.m. This includes any suspicious people or vehicles, or any other activity that seemed out of the ordinary.

The Lansing Police Department is asking anyone with information to please call the Detective at (517) 483-4821 or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP.

The second request follows two reported break-ins at the East Lansing Public Library.

The first reported break-in occurred during the early evening hours on December 15. The suspect broke out a back window at the library and stole an electronic cash machine hooked up to a color copier. The second reported break-in occurred during the early morning hours of December 20. The suspect, again, broke out a back window at the library and stole an electronic cash machine hooked up to a black-and-white copier.

Officials say the the suspect is a 6' tall male, who wore a ski mask during the break-ins.

Anyone with information is asked to call the East Lansing Police Department Detective at (517) 319-6842 or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP.

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