64°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Wed
74°
50°
0%
Thu
78°
55°
0%
Fri
79°
53°
0%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Woman arrested for murder almost 13 years later

1 year ago June 28, 2013 Jun 28, 2013 Friday, June 28 2013 Friday, June 28, 2013 3:58:06 PM EDT in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

BATON ROUGE - Police said DNA helped them make an arrest in a nearly 13-year-old murder investigation today.

Investigators arrested Sonya Walls Kimber, 48, in connection with the murder of Monique Edwards back on Nov. 14, 2000 in Baton Rouge.

Police said Kimber stabbed Edwards and her 2-year-old child multiple times after an argument, killing her and injuring her child.

DNA evidence collected from the scene and processed by the State Police Crime Lab helped police make the arrest. 

Kimber was booked into the parish jail on second degree murder and aggravated second degree battery charges.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Isolated T-Storms
73°
53°
Wed
Mostly Sunny
74°
50°
Thu
Mostly Sunny
78°
55°
Fri
Sunny
79°
53°
Sat
Sunny
81°
56°