BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Baton Rouge police say an investigation is underway into the beating death of a 63-year-old man on N. Foster Drive.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said Hosea Jackson, 63, died in the hospital from injuries on Sunday after a Thursday, June 1 assault near the Triple S Food Mart. His death was ruled a homicide by the coroner’s office due to injuries to his head and neck area, police said.
A motive and suspect are unknown, according to Baton Rouge police.
Officials confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that Jackson was the father of BRPD Cpl. Montrell Jackson, one of the officers killed in a 2016 ambush.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Baton Rouge Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-389-4869.