In East Baton Rouge Parish, 83 people were killed in 2019.

Data through Dec. 31, 2019

The Advocate crime team tracks homicides in East Baton Rouge Parish, which includes the cities of Baton Rouge, Baker and Zachary, as well as the campuses of Southern University and LSU. The information is based on preliminary reports from law enforcement agencies of killings that are not ruled justified or accidental. All initial information may be incomplete and will be updated as it becomes available.

Homicide numbers by year

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This map shows the approximate location of all homicides reported in 2019 in East Baton Rouge Parish.

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Solved homicides

This chart shows the number of solved homicides compared to unsolved cases from 2019. Law enforcement consider a case cleared, or solved, when the suspect is arrested or the perpetrator dies.

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