Police have arrested a 34-year-old man in connection to the murder of a Baton Rouge insurance agent.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, Daryel Johnson was arrested and charged for the death of Dale Sands, 53.


Investigators believe robbery was the motive.

Original story: Dale Sands, a Baton Rouge husband, father and grandfather, was named as the man found shot to death in the backyard of a home in Louisiana on Wednesday.

Sands, 53, had originally been reported missing, according to investigators.

The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed Sands was found on Great Smokey Avenue around 3 p.m. Sgt. L’Jean Mckneely said it is believed Sands was shot Tuesday in the Oak Villa-Great Smokey Avenue area.