79°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Mon
95°
72°
0%
Tue
94°
74°
0%
Wed
94°
72°
10%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Baton Rouge jury to hear '85 cold case

4 years ago November 29, 2010 Nov 29, 2010 Monday, November 29 2010 Monday, November 29, 2010 5:43:55 AM CST in News
Source: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE - Twenty-five years after the body of 19-year-old Tina Marie Kristynik was found in her Baton Rouge home, jury selection is scheduled to begin in the trial of the man accused in her rape and beating death.

State District Judge Tony Marabella will preside over Vernon Kennedy's trial which is set to begin Monday.

The Advocate reports the case remained cold until January 2007 when authorities said DNA evidence linked the killing to Kennedy.

An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury indicted Kennedy last November on a second-degree murder charge.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days