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Suspect charged with second-degree murder after stabbing on Lorraine Street

2 years 9 months 4 weeks ago Sunday, December 31 2017 Dec 31, 2017 December 31, 2017 8:23 PM December 31, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- Authorities say one person is in dead after a reported stabbing occurred Sunday evening.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the incident happened around 7 p.m. in the 4900 block of Lorraine Street.

The victim, Benjamin McKeel, was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. He later died from his injuries.

Authorities arrested Katrice Belezaire, 34, in connection to the stabbing. It is believed that the stabbing was a result of a verbal altercation between Belezaire and McKeel.

Belezaire is charged with second-degree murder.

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