Coroner: Teen whose body was dumped in broad daylight died from gunshot to the head
BATON ROUGE - Officials say an 18-year-old was shot to death before his body was dumped in a public park Wednesday.
The incident was reported just before 1 p.m. at a BREC park on Perkins Road at Kenilworth Parkway, near Olympia Stadium. Sources say the body was dumped from a car.
Police have identified the male as Davonta Deon London. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office says he died of a gunshot wound to the head.
Officials believe the vehicle that dumped the body at the park around 12:50 p.m. turned left on Kenilworth and drove toward Highland Road.
Anyone with information on this death is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.
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