THIS IS A FOX44 NEWS UPDATE: The deceased victim that was found lying near a dumpster at 9910 Gwenadele Ave has been identified as Kristin Lynn Granier, 30, 304 South 17th St. Investigators also learned that Granier was a prostitute working that area. The exact cause of death is still unknown at this time.
ORIGINAL STORY: BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — A woman was found dead this morning in Baton Rouge; her body half-clothed and located next to a dumpster.
Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say this case has been ruled a homicide. That’s because the unidentified female was partially clothed, and a shoe string was tied around her neck.
The incident happened just after 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22. The woman was found at the Motel 6 located at 9901 Gwenadele Ave. in Baton Rouge.
Police are seeking any information the public may have about this case. If you know anything, call the Violent Crime Division at (225) 389-4869, or CrimeStoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867).