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Suspect arrested after body found in ditch

3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago November 23, 2013 Nov 23, 2013 Saturday, November 23 2013 November 23, 2013 5:58 PM in News
By: AE Stevenson

BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested 33-year old Corey Pittman for the death of Kenneth Barton. Barton's body was found in a canal in the 2700 block of Cedar Avenue Friday morning.

Investigators believe he was shot during a break-in at a home.

State Police arrested Pittman in St. John Parish after a traffic stop. He will be charged with first-degree murder.

Police say more arrests could come.

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