Baton Rouge woman facing manslaughter charge after neighbor is stabbed to death after argument


East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A Baton Rouge woman faces a manslaughter charge after having a verbal argument with her neighbor prior to that person getting stabbed to death Friday night in the 3000 block of Mission Drive.

Baton Rouge Police officers arrested 25-year-old Brittany Williams-Young after her neighbor at an apartment complex, 28-year-old Kedren Jones, was found stabbed to death at the complex around 10:25 p.m.

Officers believe Williams-Young and Jones had a verbal argument prior to Jones’ killing, according to BRPD spokesperson Sgt. L’Jean Mckneely Jr.

Anyone with information on the killing can call the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867 (STOP).


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