Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend in Baton Rouge captured in Denver

Man accused of shooting, killing girlfriend arrest in Colorado

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) have arrested a man accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend.

Detectives say Brenda Mullens, 40, of Baton Rouge, was shot around 10:28 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16 in the 2900 block of Joyce Drive. Officials say they believe Mullens was shot by her ex-boyfriend, Davyon Bentley, 24, of Baton Rouge, during an argument.

Mullens was transported to a local hospital where she later died, police say. Investigators say Bentley left the scene before officers arrived.

Bentley was already wanted on charges of home invasion, illegal use of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, and simple criminal damage to property, according to detectives.

Bentley was arrested in Denver, Colorado without incident on Oct. 12.

Dayvon Bentley is accused of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend, Brenda Mullens.
Dayvon Bentley is accused of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend, Brenda Mullens. (Source: BRPD)

Police say Bentley is now facing charges of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder (three counts), illegal use of a weapon, and felon in possession of a firearm.

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