Two people found dead at apartment complex in Baton Rouge

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Officials have confirmed that Franklin died after being stabbed and Thomas died by strangulation.


Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating the death of 38-year old Roland Franklin and 24-year old Saydie Thomas.

Both were found deceased inside the aforementioned residence today around 11:30am.

This investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating a scene where two people were found dead.

Two bodies were found by authorities at an apartment complex at 4139 West Brookstown Dr.

According to Sgt. LJean McKneeley, Jr, a man and a woman were found dead inside the apartment a little before 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

The cause of death is currently unknown at this time.

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