Autopsy: Man killed by West Baton Rouge deputy shot in the back of the neck

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Autopsy results out Tuesday afternoon show the man killed by a West Baton Rouge deputy was shot in the back of the neck.

38-year-old Yosef Richardson was shot and killed by a West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy at the Budget 7 Motel in Port Allen last Thursday night.

Taylor Scrantz with Louisiana State Police confirmed that a search warrant was carried out at the motel.

Richardson’s family said they want answers. They plan to have a new conference Wednesday at noon on the West Baton Rouge courthouse steps in Port Allen.

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