(CNN)A person has been arrested in reference to the slayings of three homeless individuals discovered lifeless final month in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, officers stated Thursday.
Police arrested 29-yr-previous Jeremy Anderson, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome stated at a Thursday information convention. Anderson was arrested Wednesday night, based on a police division information launch.
He has been charged with two counts of first-diploma homicide and one rely of second-diploma homicide, stated Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul. He’s at present in custody on the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail.
CNN has reached out to authorities to seek out out if Anderson has authorized illustration.
All three victims have been shot to death near downtown Baton Rouge in December, authorities stated.
Two have been killed on December thirteen, in the identical place. Christina Fowler, fifty three, and Gregory Corcoran, forty, have been discovered mendacity on the bottom on South sixteenth Road, lifeless from gunshot wounds, police stated. The our bodies have been discovered beneath a bridge, in response to CNN affiliate WAFB.
Two weeks later, on December 27, one other physique was discovered on North 18th Road — two blocks away from the place the our bodies of Fowler and Corcoran have been found. Police recognized that sufferer as Tony Williams, 50. He’d additionally been shot.
After the third killing, police suggested the general public to keep away from sleeping outdoors.
Louisiana State Police, the FBI and ATF have been working with Baton Rouge Police on the investigation.