Valparaiso Police are continuing to investigate the death of Travis Thompson, which occurred on January 29th, in the 700 block of Elm St. The investigation remains open and active, as investigators continue to work with the Porter County Prosecutor’s office. The thorough investigation has produced a great deal of information and evidence. Forensic evidence testing is taking place with results pending. Valparaiso Police are aware of the public interest regarding this case and will provide additional updates as they become available. VPD is confident that this death is an isolated incident and does not represent an ongoing threat to the community. If you have any information related to this incident, please contact the Valparaiso Police Department at 219-462-2135. Information can also be texted to TIP411 (847-411) and enter “Valpo” in the message field prior to sending the message. Use the word “Elm” in the first line of your tip to identify which case you are providing information on.