BRPD arrests suspect accused of murdering woman on Victoria Drive

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) - The Baton Rouge Police Department has arrested the suspect accused of murdering a woman on Victoria Drive in December. 

According to authorities, 28-year-old Julius Bess is accused of shooting death of 28-year-old Keifer Johnson on Dec. 21, 2016. 

Bess has been booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for Second Degree Murder. 

Bess was already in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for a shooting that occurred on December 5, 2016. Police arrested Bess after a vehicle pursuit on Dec. 26, 2016. At that time, he was charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder.

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