BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department says a paternity test shows former LSU Tiger La'el Collins is not the father of murdered baby Brenton Mills.
Collins took the test when he met with BRPD about the death of the infant's mother, 29-year-old Brittney Mills. She was killed outside her apartment on April 24, 2015.
7-day-old Brenton Mills died Friday, May 1. He initially survived the shooting and was delivered the day his mother was shot.
Since the shooting, police have maintained Collins was not a suspect, but hoped he could help them find the killer.
Collins met with police Monday morning for an interview at the Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) housed within Louisiana State Police Headquarters.
Some media reports have indicated former LSU standout La'el Collins, 21, might have been the father of the baby. Brittney had a romantic relationship with him at one time.
The investigation into the murders of Brittney and Brenton Mills is ongoing. Police have not made any arrests.
Collins was considered a possible first round pick in the NFL draft, but went undrafted.