Woman dies after violent beating; suspect faces upgraded charge

Brandon Lindsey now is charged with second-degree murder
Published: Mar. 6, 2023 at 9:28 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 12, 2023 at 8:42 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police were contacted March 2 in regard to a violent attack on a woman in the 2400 block of Highland Avenue.

Heaven Weed died at 1:46 p.m. March 10 at Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport. The 23-year-old lost her life one week after a family member reportedly found her.

Brandon Lindsey was found and placed under arrest March 3 on one count of attempted second-degree murder, as well as additional warrants from other jurisdictions. He now faces an upgraded charge of second-degree murder.

Weed’s death is the 17th homicide in Shreveport and Caddo Parish this year.