BRPD identifies man found dead on sidewalk with head injury

A man found lying face-down on the sidewalk at Scenic Highway and Mulberry Street Wednesday has been identified by police as Calvin Gholar, 49, 10145 Bowman Avenue. Gholar died from trauma injuries to the head, according to Baton Rouge police.

Police officers responded to a call of a man lying face-down on the sidewalk at about 10:45 p.m. on April 30 and saw the victim had some type of injury to his head. EMS pronounced him dead at the scene.

No motive is known at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Violent Crimes Unit at 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.