BRPD identifies shooting victim at local hotel



BRPD has arrested three individuals in connection to this case.

Peter Hinkle, Brandy Verrett, and Rachael Day were all arrested in connection of the death of Jody Arcediano.

A Crime Stoppers tip, along with the Louisiana State Police Task Force played a vital role in this arrest.

Hinkle will be booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the charges of 1st Degree Murder and Armed Robbery.


On Sunday, September 1, a 36-year old Zachary man was found dead inside the Microtel Inn and Suites.

BRPD said Jody Arcediano, of 3212 Shaw Cemetery Rd. was suffering “from apparent gunshot wounds.”

Arcediano was located around 11:15 a.m. and the Baton Rouge Police Department needs the public’s help with this investigation.

The Microtel Inn and Suites is located at 10311 Plaza Americana.

The investigation remains open and if you have any information about this shooting death, please call the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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