Suspect arrested in connection with beating death of 60-year-old man

Desmond Orange (mugshot).
Desmond Orange (mugshot).(Baton Rouge Police Department)
Published: Jul. 26, 2022 at 10:21 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 1, 2022 at 7:56 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department reported it has made an arrest in the beating death of a man on Plank Road near Sycamore Street that happened in July.

According to BRPD, Desmond Orange, 27, was arrested on Monday, August 1, for his alleged involvement in the beating death of Albert Gibson, 60, that took place around 7 p.m. on July 8. Gibson died from his injuries on Saturday, July 23.

Orange has been booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of second-degree murder.

Police said Orange was involved in a fight with Gibson at the time of the beating.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information that may be able to help investigators is urged to contact the Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.

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