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Baton Rouge police make arrest in June double murder

3 years 4 months 1 day ago Wednesday, August 05 2020 Aug 5, 2020 August 05, 2020 5:19 PM August 05, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ
Demarcus Jones

UPDATE: Police announced Wednesday that Demarcus Jones, 37, was arrested in the double murder. He was booked for first-degree murder and multiple drug charges.


BATON ROUGE - Early Monday morning, officers with the Baton Rouge Police Department were dispatched to a residential area near Blount Road in response to a reported shooting where two men were found dead.

Police say at about 1:50 a.m., they arrived within the 10100 block of Avenue E where the two deceased men were found in a vehicle.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office identified the victims as 26-year-old Jeremy Sincere, and 40-year-old Burnell Williams. Officials say both individuals were killed by gunshot wounds. 

Police have launched an investigation into the double-homicide and urge anyone with information pertinent to the case to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867. 

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