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.
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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