Police: Man used tire iron in murder
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say they have arrested a man suspected of fatally striking another man with a tire iron during a New Year's Day brawl.
23-year-old James Dean was arrested late Saturday in the death of 53-year-old Michael Taylor Sr.
Booking records show that Dean was booked with second-degree murder and was being held at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison with bond set at $200,000. It was unclear if he had an attorney.
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