BRPD arrest 17-year-old for murder

Monday, July 11, 2011 - 5:36pm

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - A 17-year-old from Baton Rouge has been arrested for murder.

The Baton Rouge Police Department along with the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force arrested Jornell Keelen around 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. They believe he’s responsible for the shooting death of Henry Thomas, 34, who lived on Plank Road here in Baton Rouge.

The call came in just before 11:00 p.m. on June 3, 2011. Thomas had been shot and killed while sitting in his vehicle on Bradley Street.

Keelen was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with 2nd Degree Murder and Illegal Use of a Weapon.


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