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BRPD investigating the murder of homeless man under I-12

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the murder of a homeless man found under I-12.

Police say the homeless man, later identified as 59-year-old John Tallant, was found around 5:30 p.m. under the I-12 over pass in the 1900 block of O'Neal Lane on May 26.

It was originally believed that Tallant's death was from natural causes but an autopsy later showed that Tallant died from blunt force trauma to the head.

Police ask that if anyone has any information about this incident to call the Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.

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