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BRPD: DNA match leads to cold case arrest

1 year ago April 08, 2014 Apr 8, 2014 Tuesday, April 08 2014 Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:56:17 PM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a suspect Tuesday in connection with a 2008 murder in Baton Rouge, according to a department spokesperson.

Cpl. Don Coppola said detectives arrested Theodis Guillory, 31, on suspicion of shooting and killing Willie Mitchell on April 25, 2008.

Investigators said DNA evidence from the crime scene positively identified Guillory as the shooter. They also said Mitchell's girlfriend witnessed the incident.

Guillory will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison later Tuesday on second degree murder charges.


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