Lauren Smith-Fields Suspect – Was The Killer Found? Case Update

Who was the prime suspect in Lauren Smith-Fields’ death? She died in her Connecticut apartment in December after going on a date with a man she met on Bumble.

Lauren Smith-Fields was a black female influencer.

On December 12, 2021, her body was discovered at her home on Plymouth Street in Connecticut.

Her family revealed that she had graduated from Stamford High School and was attending Norwalk Community College at the time of her death.

She aspired to be a physical therapist and was passionate about fashion travel and spending time with her loved ones according to her obituary.

Lauren Smith-Fields Suspect – Was The Killer Found? Case Update

Lauren Smith-suspect Fields has yet to be identified. According to CNN, she was found unconscious in bed on December 12, 2021.

Lauren went out with Matthew LaFountain 37 whom she met on the popular dating app “Bumble” the night before Smith-Fields was reported, as “not breathing.”

According to a Bridgeport Police Department report the two were drinking tequila at her home when she became ill. Smith-Fields allegedly spent some time in the restroom according to LaFountain.

On the other hand, he thought that was unusual but he didn’t think it was appropriate for him to say anything because he didn’t know her well.

According to ABC News LaFountain had only known Smith-Fields for three days. The night before she passed he claimed to have paid for her apartment on his first visit and informed authorities that she had become ill.

Smith-family Field’s family claimed that the police failed to notify them of her death; they were only made aware of it more than a day later when her landlord left a letter on her flat door.

According to the family, the man who called the police was not a suspect in her death as Police claimed but did not explain why.

They claimed the detective eventually told them to stop calling. Darnell Crosland the family’s lawyer has informed the city that he intends to file a lawsuit accusing the Police of conducting an inadequate investigation.

Crosland stated in his notice of intent to sue that police did not find evidence including a blood-stained bed sheet until the family requested it two weeks later. He claimed that the evidence had not yet been received by the state forensics lab.

According to the Connecticut Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Smith-Fields died as a result of “acute intoxication due to the combined effects of fentanyl promethazine hydroxyzine and alcohol” on January 24.

A day after determining the “cause” of death the Bridgeport Police Department announced the launch of a criminal investigation into her death.

What Was The Response Of Lauren Smith-Fields’ Family Following Her Death?

Mrs. Fields Lauren Smith-Fields’ mother claimed that the Bridgeport Police Department failed to notify her family of Lauren’s death.

According to their attorney, the family had to beg the investigator to take the evidence they had discovered at home.

According to Ms. Fields, the investigator also assured the family that the man who had been present that evening was “a perfect guy” telling them not to worry.

Not to mention on January 23 2022 Shantell Fields Lauren Smith-Fields’ mother joins other family members at a protest demonstration in front of the Morton Government Center in Bridgeport Connecticut.