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Suspect arrested in connection to 2015 double homicide on Dutton Ave.

Clyde Bell (Source: WAFB) Clyde Bell (Source: WAFB)
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection to a double homicide on Dutton Avenue that happened last year.

Clyde Eugene Bell, 25, was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of 46-year-old Johnson Armstrong III and 45-year-old Corey Steptore. 

On Saturday, October 24, 2015, police were call out around 7:45 a.m. to the scene of a double homicide in the 6200 block of Dutton Avenue. 

When officers arrived, they discovered the bodies of Armstrong and Steptore inside of the home. The two victims died from both stab and gunshot wounds, according to police. 

Police said that DNA evidence was vital to the investigation. They said it was processed by the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab. 

Bell will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison 

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