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Rodricus Crawford Sentenced to Death

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A Shreveport man accused of killing his 1 year-old baby, was found guilty and now a jury has sentenced him to death.

A Caddo Parish jury found Rodricus Crawford guilty Tuesday for Capital Murder of 1 year-old Rodarius.

Rodricus was on trial accused of killing his son at his Broadway home back in February of 2012.

The state rested its case and maintained that Crawford smothered his son.

The defense claimed that the child died from pneumonia. The baby's mother, Lakendra Lott, took the witness stand to defend Crawford but the jury agreed with Caddo Prosecutors.

Formal sentencing will take place November 26 and then he will go to Angola's death row.

 

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