Man charged in five murders in Baton Rouge area
BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Police Department has arrested a suspect believed to be tied to multiple murders in the Baton Rouge area.
According to BRPD, 25-year-old Jeremy Montrell Robertson has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of felon in possession of a firearm.
On Aug. 2, 2015, Kevin Ford, Antoine Harris and Fredrick Corner were shot and killed in the 2300 block of Jefferson Avenue.
On Nov 17, 2010, the body of George Dyson was found in Gilbert’s Cemetery at 5900 Greenwell Springs Road. Dyson’s cause of death was a result of sustaining multiple gunshot wounds.
On June 3, 2009, Louis Deggs was shot to death in the 2800 block of Jackson Avenue. Jeremy Montrell Robertson was charged with Second Degree Murder on Nov. 5, 2009. However, that case was ruled no true bill by a grand jury on Mar. 19, 2010.
On July 14, 2015, Kerry Green was shot and killed at Elm Grove Garden Apartments, in the 8700 block of Elm Grove Garden Drive.
BRPD Homicide Detectives gathered information that has linked Robertson to these murders.
Detectives are also hoping to reintroduce the shooting death of Louis Deggs to a grand jury for a second time with the newly obtained evidence. Robertson was already in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on an unrelated charge prior to the arrest.
According to BRPD, this is an ongoing investigation.
According to the Advocate, he was also arrested for sexual abuse of a young girl from 2007 to 2009.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Proposed Louisiana bill could eliminate parole for offenders in the future
'No room!' - More than 30 Southern University students forced out of...
Springfield Road in Watson still under construction, completion expected in May
Insurance Commissioner Tim Temple discusses approach to insurance crisis
Plans for LSU entertainment and sports arena moving forward