BRPD identifies body found on sidewalk at Scenic Hwy, Mulberry St

BRPD identifies body found on sidewalk at Scenic Hwy, Mulberry St
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Friday, May 2, 2014 - 12:20pm

UPDATE 5-2-14: The victim found dead on the sidewalk on Scenic Highway Wednesday night was identified as Calvin Gholar, 49.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Departmet, Gholar died from trauma injuries to the head.

The motive for this crime is still unknown.

Anyone with information on this murder should contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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Baton Rouge police are investigating the death of a man found on Wednesday night on Scenic Highway.

Shortly before 11:00 p.m. officers arrived at the scene on Scenic highway near Mulberry Street.

They found a man lying facedown on the sidewalk. The man was unresponsive and appeared to have a head injury.

EMS arrived at the scene and pronounced the man dead.

Police turned the investigation over to the Violent Crime Division.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the VCU at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP. 

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