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BRPD: Man re-booked for December homicide after severely beaten victim dies in hospital

5 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Wednesday, April 13 2022 Apr 13, 2022 April 13, 2022 3:17 PM April 13, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A man was charged with the murder of a 63-year-old man after the victim died in the hospital 10 days ago.

Baton Rouge Police Department said 49-year-old Percy Cage III was involved with the death of Rodney Knighten, who was severely beaten and found in the 1100 block of North Acadian East Thruway on Dec. 21, 2021.

Knighten died in the hospital April 3. 

Cage III was arrested Jan. 19 for attempted murder and was re-booked for second-degree murder April 13. 

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