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BRPD: Man arrested, accused of shooting his mother to death in March

5 years 1 month 1 week ago Thursday, May 02 2019 May 2, 2019 May 02, 2019 10:28 PM May 02, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man accused of fatally shooting his mother earlier this year.

The Baton Rouge Police Department tells WBRZ the death of 52-year-old Lenear Thomas Tennart was initially investigated as a suicide when her body was found in March on Catalpa Street. However, further information from the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab determined her death to be a homicide, police say.

Tennart's son, 36-year-old Andre Thomas, was arrested Thursday in connection with her death. 

He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and is facing one count of second-degree murder.

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