Tulane grad visiting New Orleans to find venue for wedding killed

TOWN, THEY HAVE BEEN HERE SINCE SUNDAY NIGHT.

THEY SAY THE ENTIRE SITUATION IS NOTHING MORE THAN A NIGHTMARE.

24-YEAR-OLD LIZ FRIED IS STILL TRYING TO COME TO GRIPS WITH THE DEATH OF HER FIANCEE, THOMAS ROLFES.

>> MY WORLD CAME CRASHING DOWN, WHEN I GOT THE PHONE CALL THAT IT WAS HIM.

I DON'T KNOW HOW I'M GOING TO GET BY.

HE WAS MY EVERYTHING.

TRAVERS: ROLFES, A 2011 TULANE GRAD WHO ARRIVED IN THE CITY FRIDAY TO PICK OUT WEDDING VENUES WITH FRIED — WAS FOUND SHOT AND KILLED IN CENTRAL CITY AROUND 4:30 SATURDAY MORNING.

HE WAS AN INCREDIBLE PERSON WORDS CAN'T DESCRIBE TRAVERS: HERE'S WHAT COPS KNOW — ROLFES IS SEEN IN THIS SURVEILLANCE ENTERING A GA STATION ON CLAIBORNE AVENUE, AROUND 3:30 A.

M.

, BUYING TWO BOTTLES OF WATER AND THEN LEAVING.

THIS VIDEO WAS TAKEN LESS THEN 1 HOUR BEFORE HE WAS FOUND DEAD AT AMELIA AND CLAIBORNE HE WAS SHOT ONCE IN THE CHEST.

THE STORE OWNER SAYS ROLFES WASN'T ALONE.

>> THERE WAS SOMEBODY WITH HIM I AM SURE, BECAUSE WHEN HE GOT TWO BOTTLES OF WATER, SOMEBODY WAS WAITING FOR HIM.

TRAVERS: FRIED SAYS ROLFES WAS AT AN UPTOWN BAR FRIDAY NIGHT, BEFORE HE SOMEHOW ENDED UP IN CENTRAL CITY — COPS BELIEVES THEY KNOW THE MOTIVE IN HER FIANCE'S DEATH.

AT THIS TIME, WE BELIEVE MOTIVE IS THE ROBBERY, AND AT SOME POINT, THE ROBBERY TURNED DEADLY.

HIS WALLET IS MISSING AND BY THE INJURIES ON HIS HANDS, IT APPEARS THERE MAY HAVE BEEN A STRUGGLE.

TRAVERS: COPS ARE TRYING TO FIND OUT HOW ROLFES ENDED UP CENTRAL CITY, SECURITY EXPERT MIKE CAHN SAYS VIDEO OUT BE KEY.

GO BACK TO CAMERAS.

YOU HAVE TO WALK THE ENTIRE AREA, LOOK FOR ANY CAMERAS ON BUSINESSES OUR HOUSES THAT YOU CAN GET VIDEO FROM.

TRAVERS: THE FAMILY IN TOWN FROM ST.

LOUIS, AND THEY JUST WANT CLOSURE.

>> LET US KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO OUR SON, AND GIVE US PEACE THAT WE KNOW HOW THE LAST HOUR OF HIS LIFE WAS SPENT.

TRAVERS: POLICE ARE ALSO TRYING TO DETERMINE WHY ROLFES BOUGHT TWO WATERS FROM THE CONVEIENCE STOR POLICE WANT TO KNOW IF THERE WAS SOMEONE WAITING FOR HIM OR WITH HIM OUTSI.

THEY ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW HE GOT FROM AN UPTOWN BAR TO THAT PAR OF CLAIBORNE AVENUE.

THEY DON'T KNOW IF HE WALKED OR TOOK SOME FORM OF TRANSPORTATION'S.

Source: Youtube