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Body found in canal

3 years 6 months 5 days ago November 22, 2013 Nov 22, 2013 Friday, November 22 2013 November 22, 2013 10:04 AM in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Police said they found the body of a murdered man in a Baton Rouge canal early Friday morning.

Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said they were called to investigate a disturbance the 2700 block of Cedar Ave. around 6:15 a.m. When officers arrived, they said they found blood inside the home they were called to and searched the area.

McKneely said officers found the body a few hundred yards away from the home in a canal. They said he'd been shot several times.

Investigators said they do not have a motive for the shooting. Anyone with information about it should call the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869.


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