Ferriday native reportedly kills former FHS basketball player in Baton Rouge

Published 12:03 am Tuesday, July 17, 2012

BATON ROUGE — A Ferriday native and former Trojan basketball standout was allegedly stabbed to death by his girlfriend, who is also a Ferriday native, at their apartment in Baton Rouge early Sunday after an argument.

Katina Carter, 29, allegedly stabbed Ladrian Davis, 26, in the chest with a knife at 1 a.m. outside their apartment on Wentling Avenue in the southeast part of East Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Police Department Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said.

The stabbing stemmed from an argument the couple had earlier that evening.

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Carter was taken into custody and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on second-degree murder charges.

Davis was a former Ferriday High School student and athlete, often frequenting the school’s basketball team as a starting guard.