Two men have been arrested in connection with the body found at the Comfort Inn.
Lafayette police say 23-year-old Marshall Guillot allegedly hit Scott Halter, who later died from that head injury last Friday.
Police say Halter was in a fight at Oasis Bar, Thursday night.
Paul Mouton with the Lafayette Police Department says they also arrested 33 year old James Johnson on second degree murder charges.
"Apparently james johnson was also engaged in an encounter with Corey Finkle. During the altercation Johnson allegedly stabbed Finkle in the neck. Finkel took himself to an area hospital where he was treated and released."
Both men were booked into the Lafayette correctional center.