City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 15, 2021

CONTACT: Jeff Pitts
Public Information Specialist
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.817.5049
policepio@CoMo.gov

Brittany Hilderbrand
Public Information Specialist
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.874.7671
policepio@CoMo.gov

UPDATE: Two arrests made in relation to Feb. 15 assault with life-threatening injuries in the 200 block of Orchard Court

(COLUMBIA, MO) -

Columbia Police arrested Lucas Gordon Harper, 34, and Elizabeth Emily Dye, 25, both of Columbia, for 1st Degree Assault, Armed Criminal Action and 1st Degree Robbery. The arrests are in relation to an assault that was reported at approximately 7:15 a.m. on Feb. 15.  

During the investigation, officers located a 33 year-old female victim who had sustained life-threatening injuries. She was transported to a local hospital for advanced medical care.  

This is an ongoing investigation. More information may become available at a later time.

If you know something, say something. Columbia Police are asking for your help. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.

Case number 2021-001529

Original Press Release(s)

Columbia Police investigating an assault with life-threatening injuries in the 200 block of Orchard Court, Feb. 15

 https://www.como.gov/CMS/pressreleases/view.php?id=7298

*There are no booking photos at the time this press release was published.



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