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Body found on Mills Ave. prompts murder investigation

4 months 1 week 13 hours ago February 14, 2017 Feb 14, 2017 Tuesday, February 14 2017 February 14, 2017 5:59 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – Police say a body found off Mills Avenue has prompted a possible murder investigation Tuesday morning.

Baton Rouge Police say that 53-year-old Roosevelt Florida Jr. was found shot to death and lying on the side of the roadway in the 700 block of Mills Avenue around 5:50 a.m. Tuesday morning. Sgt. Don Coppola said the case is being treated as a "possible homicide."

There are no suspects or motive at the time of this post. 

Police did not provide any more details.

Anyone having information on this incident is urged to contact the BRPD Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

Stay tuned to WBRZ News 2 online and on Facebook and Twitter for updates as new information becomes available.

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