Ziggy Beazer has been charged for the murder of Leroy Caesar.

Caesar, a 64-year-old resident of Jennings was being held at the St. John’s Police Station lock-up when he and Beazer reportedly got into a fight in the cell they shared about 9:20 on the night of the 30th of December.Caesar was found lying unresponsive and was subsequently transported to the Sir Lester Bird Medical Center where he was pronounced dead about 10:38 the same night.

Beazer had spent some seven years behind bars on a previous murder charge and was subsequently released in July of 2020.

He was deemed unfit to stand trial after being diagnosed with schizophrenia

Beazer is expected to make his first court appearance next week


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