St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Demond Baker in connection with a homicide that occurred early Sunday morning in Edgard, and claimed the life of 23-year-old Ralph Thomas. Baker is wanted for second-degree murder.

Demond Baker’s last known address is on Quarter Road in Edgard. He is considered armed and dangerous, and should not be approached. Anyone with knowledge of Baker’s whereabouts is encouraged to call local law enforcement: St. John the Baptist Parish Detectives, 985-359- TIPS; or Crimestoppers, 504-822-1111.