Bumble date who named in Lauren Smith-Fields’ dying cooperating with investigation

BRIDGEPORT — A lawyer representing the very last gentleman to see Lauren Smith-Fields alive declined to respond to distinct concerns about the situation Thursday but claimed his consumer is cooperating with the law enforcement probe of her death.

The law firm, Peter Karayiannis, confirmed he was symbolizing Matthew LaFountain, the person named in the police report on the scenario.

LaFountain experienced formerly been publicly recognized by Smith-Fields’ household but not by law enforcement officers.

“He’s not going to be building any statements,” Karayiannis mentioned about his client.

In the weeks considering that her death, Smith-Fields’ household and their law firm have criticized the first police investigation, stating LaFountain need to have been treated as a suspect or human being of desire. Law enforcement have not discovered everyone as a man or woman of interest or suspect and have not billed any individual in relationship with the scenario.

A professional medical examiner on Monday dominated Smith-Fields’ dying an accidental overdose of a mix of fentanyl, prescription medications, and alcohol.


The family members intends to sue the city, stating they did not find out about her loss of life until eventually her landlord knowledgeable them much more than 24 several hours later on.

Although he wouldn’t examine the particulars of the scenario Thursday, Karayiannis reported his consumer has not dominated out having lawful motion of his possess.

“It’s still far too early to notify in regards to that,” the attorney claimed.