DNA evidence leads police to murder suspect

Man arrested in Gracie St. murder case

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department announced Friday that they have arrested a suspect accused of murder.

25-year-old Rajeski Ford was arrested and charged with second degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 30-year-old Brooke Ashley Crawford. Crawford was found dead and partially nude in a field near the 1500 block of Gracie Street on January 26.

Police are still investigating this crime. A motive is unknown at this time.

Officials are saying that DNA evidence linked Ford to this murder.

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