Man arrested in connection with his mother’s death

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Baton Rouge Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a Baton Rouge woman killed in March.

Andre Renard Thomas was arrested today and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for 2nd Degree Murder. Thomas is accused of shooting and killing his mother Lenear Thomas Tennart.

Police were originally dispatched to the residence on March 16, 2019 around 9:38pm on what was believed to be a suicide. Evidence at the scene and information processed by the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab later determined Tennart’s death to be a homicide.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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