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Man arrested in Swart Street murder

Brandon White (Source: EBRSO) Brandon White (Source: EBRSO)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An arrest has been made in the Swart Street murder that happened in Baton Rouge in May.

Police say Brandon White, 31, was arrested and charged with first degree murder Friday evening for the death of Austin Stewart, 22. Stewart was discovered dead in his car in the 1100 block of Swart Street around 6:30 p.m. on May 9. Police say he was shot during a robbery.

White was extradited from Gwinnett County, Georgia. U.S. Marshal's located and arrested White in July for his involvement in the shooting.

Police also arrested Antonio Switzer, 26, for accessory to first degree murder and accessory to armed robbery.

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