LANSING - Police confirm Wednesday that Lavoris Watkins did die as a result of a gunshot wound. Watkins' exact cause of death had not previously been reported by police. The 26-year-old Watkins was found shot to death December 22 inside a residence in the 1000 block of Kelsey Avenue in Lansing. A witness called police after reported the front door had been left open for some time. Lansing police detectives are investigating the death as a murder. The Lansing Police is requesting anyone who may have related information of this crime to contact Detective Sergeant Christopher Baldwin at (517) 483-6846, or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP (7867). Anonymous text message tips can be left at 847411, begin your text with LPD517 then leave your message.
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