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Police identify suspect in deadly tire iron attack

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Posted: Feb 19, 2014 9:38 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Feb 19, 2014 9:38 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: crime, police, wanted, murder, baton rouge

BATON ROUGE- Police issued an arrest warrant for a 23-year-old Wednesday night, accused in a murder that happened on January 1st.

Police are looking for James Dean. Investigators said he killed Michael Taylor, 53, with a tire tool.

Detectives believe the two got into a fight on Convention Street and Dean hit Taylor with the tool in the head. Taylor died at a hospital six days after the attack.

When captured, Dean will be charged with second degree murder.
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