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King's Court murder victim identified

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Posted: Jul 15, 2010 9:09 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: BRPD

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Topics: Baton Rouge, police, investigation, crime, violence, murder, King's Court Apartments

Update: The victim has been identified as Walter Sip, Jr. Police say Sip was standing outside of his apartment smoking a cigarette, when he was approached another man. Police also say, witnesses heard shouting and saw the suspect shoot Sip multiple times.

Sip died at the scene. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.


Baton Rouge police are investigating a murder at the King's Court Apartments.

The apartments are at the corner of Ritterman Avenue and Doughtery Drive, and it happened just before 2 a.m. Thursday.

Police found the man dead by a set of stairs in the complex.

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