Boyfriend Accused In Girlfriend’s Overdose Death
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Baton Rouge police have arrested a 30-year-old man in the fatal heroin overdose of a 31-year-old woman on Dec. 18.
Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. tells The Advocate Brandon Eirick, was arrested at about 8:30 p.m. Monday and booked with second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend Leah Hutchinson.
Coppola says police responded to a call on Dec. 18 and found Eirick and Hutchinson unresponsive in a vehicle.
Both were transported to a hospital where Hutchinson later died.
It was unclear whether Eirick has an attorney.