Murder suspect wanted by Boyce police apprehended in Los Angeles

Derrick D. Ford
Derrick D. Ford(Boyce Police Department)
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 12:43 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2022 at 8:34 AM CDT
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BOYCE, La. (KALB) - UPDATE: Derrick D. Ford was apprehended on August 6 around 11 p.m. in Los Angeles.

Ford will be sent back to Louisiana on the warrant for the second degree murder of Charntel Baty.


The Boyce Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding Derrick D. Ford who is wanted for the second-degree murder of Charntel Baty back in March.

Ford is described as a 46-year-old black male, 5′6″, 140 pounds. Police say he should be considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, do not approach.

If you have any information about his whereabouts, you are asked to contact the U.S. Marshals office, local law enforcement agency or the Boyce Police Department at 318-793-5098.

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