BRPD arrested Latory Richard, 43, for the shooting death of Chedrick Golphin, 44.
Richard was charged with first-degree murder after Golphin was found in the back of a vehicle on Jan. 13.
According to investigators, the motive is unclear at this time.
Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a homicide after finding a body in an abandoned vehicle in the 3600 block of Lanier Drive.
BRPD found the body of 44-year-old Chedrick Golphin in the vehicle Monday, according to Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.