Baton Rouge woman arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Franklin woman

Andreniki Franklin, 29, of Baton Rouge was arrested on May 28, 2021, at 2:00 pm for second-degree murder and obstruction of justice-tampering.

Posted: May 31, 2021 8:23 AM

Franklin - Accroding to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office an arrest was made in connection with a 2020 homicide. Andreniki Franklin, 29, of Baton Rouge was arrested on May 28, 2021, at 2:00 pm for second-degree murder and obstruction of justice-tampering.

Deputies responded to a call of a person injured/possible shooting at 12:31 am on Saturday morning, May 30, 2020. Deputies discovered that a woman, identified as Karlnita Marks, age 25, of Baldwin, had been shot and transported to a hospital. Ms. Marks later died as a result of the incident.

During the investigation, Franklin was developed as the suspect. In April 2021, the case went to the Grand Jury and an indictment was handed down.

On May 28, 2021, the LSP Fugitive Apprehension Unit and EBRSO Warrants Division made contact with Franklin at the Mallard Crossing Apartments in Baton Rouge. Franklin was arrested on a warrant for the charges of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice-tampering.

Sheriff Blaise Smith would like to thank the Louisiana State Police and the East Baton

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