BRPD charges man in deadly weekend stabbing

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East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – 69-year-old Larry Woodard is facing one count of 2nd Degree Murder.

Woodard was arrested in connection with “the stabbing death of Francis Marinelli, 67, 7545 Bishop Ott Dr.” that occurred yesterday afternoon around 3:10pm at the 7545 Bishop Ott Dr.

Investigators are still seeking out a motive in this case.

Woodard is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

The investigation into this deadly stabbing remains ongoing.

If you have any information that could help authorities in this case, please call the Violent Crimes Unit at (225)389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225)344-7867 (STOP).

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