57-year-old man stabbed to death in Baton Rouge home; one arrested

57-year-old man stabbed to death in Baton Rouge home; one arrested
Image provided by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

POSTED: Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 7:00pm

UPDATED: Monday, September 16, 2013 - 1:25pm

UPDATE: Corey Moore, 44, was arrested for the stabbing death of Cedric Hampton, 57.

Moore was booked for Second-Degree Murder, Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, and Second-Degree Battery. His bond was set at $200,000.

The Baton Rouge Police Department has investigated 47 homicides during 2013. There have been a total of 57 homicides throughout East Baton Rouge Parish. Out of all the cases only three deaths have resulted from a stabbing, 43 were due to shootings, 9 were caused by beatings, and 2 were listed from other causes.

Click here to view a comprehensive list of for all the homicides that have occurred in East Baton Rouge Parish during 2013.

ORIGINAL: Baton Rouge Police are investigating the stabbing death of Cedric Hampton, 57, 8800 Edwin St. Hamilton was found lying on the kitchen floor suffering from multiple stab wounds early this morning around 3:00am. Hamilton was stabbed after a brief argument inside his home with a black male suspect.

Hamilton died at the scene. The suspect fled the scene in a blue Dodge Challenger.

If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.

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