Morgan, Anderson Booked for Murder of Kurt Howard

Jun 10, 2010 | Posted by: pragmatist | Full story: www.2theadvocate.com

Baton Rouge police arrested two men Wednesday in the June 1 shooting and eventual death of a 32-year-old man on Wilmot Street.

A relative found Kurt Howard, 4941 Wilmot St., in his home June 1 with a gunshot to the head, police have said.

He was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead Friday, police said.

Police arrested Benjamin Morgan, 20, 4844 Pecan Grove Drive, St. Francisville, for allegedly shooting Howard during an armed robbery, said L’Jean McKneely, a police spokesman.

Morgan was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count of first-degree murder.

McKneely said Morgan and another man, Richard Anderson, 28, 1855 Boulevard De Province, went to Howard’s home to rob him of money and drugs.

Anderson was booked into Parish Prison on one count of principal to first-degree murder and possession of Schedule IV drugs.

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Roy

United States

#778 Nov 21, 2013
Kmom wrote:
<quoted text>I know you do, but I know he's looking down right now smiling at us for loving him so much.
What makes y'all think he is looking down, he was a drug dealer after all and that had everything to do with his murder.

Since: Jul 10

Jackson, LA

#779 Nov 22, 2013
Regardless, he is still their son. What he did while he was alive doesn't change that. You are cold hearted moron!
Kmom

Little Rock, AR

#780 Nov 22, 2013
Roy wrote:
<quoted text>
What makes y'all think he is looking down, he was a drug dealer after all and that had everything to do with his murder.
Well Roy, you seem to be a bitter person, but let me tell you this, I know my son, he was a caring person, Not all drug dealers are bad people, and what was the reason for his murder was drug users looking to find money for their next fix, it had nothing to do with anything else, and since you think you know so much about the situation, you must have been involved in drugs to know all that you think you know. I know what Kurt was involved with at the time and it was not what you think. All of that was in his past, but keep hating and running your mouth on matters that aren't true, it will find its way back to you, "GOD" doesn't like ugly.... I know my son's heart and it was a good caring one.
Worried

Oklahoma City, OK

#781 Dec 23, 2013
Kmom please let us k ow the outcome of all this.
Ben? Vinci? Richard ?
My heart and prayers are with you both Kmom and Kdad! I know and feel your pain as these holidays approach , as I have laid my son to rest 5 years ago and seems to ease the pain over time, there are no words for comfort you at this time however I share a teardrop with you...
Why

Zachary, LA

#782 Dec 26, 2013
Why are you still talking about this on topix Really not the place. Seems like you are looking for attention
Kdad

Euless, TX

#783 Dec 27, 2013
Why wrote:
Why are you still talking about this on topix Really not the place. Seems like you are looking for attention
Why not talk about this ,is there a deadline for Murder?
No drug

Saint Francisville, LA

#784 Dec 27, 2013
Kmom wrote:
<quoted text> Well Roy, you seem to be a bitter person, but let me tell you this, I know my son, he was a caring person, Not all drug dealers are bad people, and what was the reason for his murder was drug users looking to find money for their next fix, it had nothing to do with anything else, and since you think you know so much about the situation, you must have been involved in drugs to know all that you think you know. I know what Kurt was involved with at the time and it was not what you think. All of that was in his past, but keep hating and running your mouth on matters that aren't true, it will find its way back to you, "GOD" doesn't like ugly.... I know my son's heart and it was a good caring one.
"Not all drUg dealers are bad people" What kind of world do you live in. Drug dealers are the scum of the earth!
Kdad

Euless, TX

#785 Dec 27, 2013
No drug wrote:
<quoted text>"Not all drUg dealers are bad people" What kind of world do you live in. Drug dealers are the scum of the earth!
You do know what they say about opinions , there like a$$0000's everybody has one.
SOB

United States

#786 Dec 27, 2013
No drug wrote:
<quoted text>"Not all drUg dealers are bad people" What kind of world do you live in. Drug dealers are the scum of the earth!
No matter what he did, he did not deserve to die.
Consider this

United States

#787 Dec 28, 2013
Kdad wrote:
<quoted text>
You do know what they say about opinions , there like a$$0000's everybody has one.
I once read "Conversation With the Supplicant" by Franz Kafka. I see a striking similarity between the main character and Kmom and Kdad.
KMom

United States

#788 Dec 31, 2013
No drug wrote:
<quoted text>
"Not all drUg dealers are bad people" What kind of world do you live in. Drug dealers are the scum of the earth!
What I was saying was: People are saying Kurt was a drug dealer, well, Kurt was a kind, caring, decent person and I know what is and was in his heart for his so called step brother and other people that screwed him over the years, he was not malicious, he was not mean and hurtful, so yes think what I said was stupid, but if he was classified as such and there is no way I can change anyone's mind such as one that is so unkind like yourself, then I guess I can sum it up like that. Think what you want, you also have to meet your maker one day. Learn to be kind and forgive and forget otherwise you can put yourself in the same category at the so called "scum of the earth" as you claim my son to be. He wasn't perfect, but I know him better than you do.
Rmom

Saint Francisville, LA

#789 Jan 19, 2014
Kmom wrote:
<quoted text> Well Roy, you seem to be a bitter person, but let me tell you this, I know my son, he was a caring person, Not all drug dealers are bad people, and what was the reason for his murder was drug users looking to find money for their next fix, it had nothing to do with anything else, and since you think you know so much about the situation, you must have been involved in drugs to know all that you think you know. I know what Kurt was involved with at the time and it was not what you think. All of that was in his past, but keep hating and running your mouth on matters that aren't true, it will find its way back to you, "GOD" doesn't like ugly.... I know my son's heart and it was a good caring one.
Yea but didnt kow him that well he sai his dad was a pice of shit and Kurt sold drugs intill the day he pased away!!!!!!!!!! I even foundoutthatgirl got a bunch off drugs from his house that day!!!!
Kmom

United States

#790 Jan 20, 2014
Rmom wrote:
<quoted text> Yea but didnt kow him that well he sai his dad was a pice of shit and Kurt sold drugs intill the day he pased away!!!!!!!!!! I even foundoutthatgirl got a bunch off drugs from his house that day!!!!
Oh so you were there that day, maybe I should contact the DA's office and find out what computer this came from and have them charge you with something, because if you know something that the DA's office doesn't know yet, you should be held accountable too! Otherwise, keep your comments to yourself (RICHARD)! because they sound like they are coming from someone who is knee deep in this..........
95ta

Euless, TX

#791 Jan 23, 2014
95ta wrote:
Vinci A. Kelley arraignment Oct 21 ,2013
Accessory after the fact to 2 nd. Degree Murder. Plead not guilty, her lawyer is dusty b.
Vinci A. Kelley , status hearing, Tues. 1-21-2013, FAILED DRUG TEST, Judge gave her 30 days in jail.
Bubba

Saint Francisville, LA

#794 Jan 29, 2014
hmm wrote:
<quoted text>
and she is pregnant. lovely.
Well the question is did the poster mean. 2014 or not because if that was back in 2013 her current state of being pregnant is not as relevant
95ta

United States

#795 Feb 4, 2014
Bubba wrote:
<quoted text>Well the question is did the poster mean. 2014 or not because if that was back in 2013 her current state of being pregnant is not as relevant
She is out of jail on probation. 2014!!
Observer

Saint Francisville, LA

#796 Feb 5, 2014
When are the trials for each of the three?
kmom

United States

#797 Feb 11, 2014
Observer wrote:
When are the trials for each of the three?
I think there is a trial for Vinci on April 22, 2014 and a sanity hearing for Richard on Feb 22. Ben is scheduled for trial in March, but that might change.
Observer

Saint Francisville, LA

#798 Mar 2, 2014
Any info from the sanity hearing?
Doubts

United States

#799 Mar 4, 2014
Observer wrote:
Any info from the sanity hearing?
Richard is in parish prison until they send him to Jackson for evaluation, Vinci is in jail, I think she has been in some type of trouble, this is all I know.

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