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Blakes murder trial begins Tuesday

1 year 11 months 1 day ago May 26, 2015 May 26, 2015 Tuesday, May 26 2015 May 26, 2015 9:03 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Joe Hagan

BATON ROUGE- A four year old Baton Rouge murder case is expected to begin trial today. Johnny Ray Blakes is accused of killing a mother of three in her home back in 2011.

Police say Blakes forced his way into 25-year-old Rochel Christal's house on Byron Street and shot her. Christal was Blakes' ex-girlfriend.

He's being charged with first degree murder.


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