Dyteon Simpson Instagram – Baton Rouge Shooting Suspect

Dyteon Simpson’s Instagram name is @they_kno_redd but he only posted one time back in 2013:

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The Advocate reports that a pair of glasses recovered from the scene of the Wayde Sims’ shooting offered Baton Rouge police a key piece of evidence that helped them make an arrest.  Witnesses say that the glasses were knocked off Sims’ face.  Investigators matched the DNA on the glasses to Simpson’s DNA.

Dyteon Simpson is 20-years-old.  Detectives received numerous tips identifying Simpson as the shooter.  The Baton Rouge Police Department released a video of the confrontation between Sims and Simpson.

The following tweet explains that Simpson was charged with second degree murder after confessing to the crime.

Dyteon shared the following pic on Facebook back in 2016.  His Facebook page reveals that he is from Saint Francisville, LA and he lived in Baker, LA.  Simpson attended West Feliciana Middle School.

Wayde Sims was also 20-years-old.  The LSU basketball player was born on December 13, 1997 in Winter Park, FL.  Witnesses say Sims was defending his friend before Simpson shot and killed him.

The tweet below provides the date of Sims’ funeral service: October 6, 2018.

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By Jason John

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