Anonymous Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of local man wanted for double murder


East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Two people were found dead at an apartment complex on West Brookstown Dr. in May.

The Baton Rouge Police Department is reporting an arrest in this case.

48-year-old Albert Carter, of 2866 Mohican St. is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison after police apprehended the suspect on Friday.

BRPD says, “investigators believe that Carter is connected in the death of Roland Franklin and Saydie Thomas that occurred on May 19.”

Authorities pointed out that an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip helped in this case.

Carter is facing two counts of First Degree Murder.

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