Tuesday, December 11, 2012
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge police have arrested a man in the stabbing death of his girlfriend following an argument the two had in her home.
Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said in a news released received by The Advocate 48-year-old Mark Turner was booked Monday with second-degree murder in the death of 30-year-old Shalonda Green.
Stubbs says police were called to Green's home after 1 a.m. and had to chase Turner who tried to run away.
When police caught him, Stubbs says they saw Turner was covered in blood and had cuts on his hands, arms and abdomen.
It was unclear whether Turner has an attorney.