UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police Department makes arrest in connection to Lanier Drive homicide


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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.

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