BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 49-year-old Percy Cage III for his alleged involvement in the death of 63-year-old Rodney Knighten.

Knighten was severely beaten by Cage on Dec. 21 in the 1100 block of N. Acadian Thruway. Cage was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Task Force on Jan. 19 for attempted murder.

On April 3, Knighten died from injuries.

Cage was rebooked into East Baton Rouge Prison for second-degree murder on April 13.

This is an ongoing investigation.