LaPlace Man Arrested in Homicide of his Aunt

Published 1:42 pm Thursday, January 12, 2023

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A LaPlace man was arrested January 10, 2023 in connection with the death of his aunt at their Janice Lane home in LaPlace.
Christian Robinson, 25, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Suzanne Robinson, 57.


On January 10, 2023, about 11:30 a.m. deputies responded to Robinson’s residence in the 500 block of Janice Lane in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers entered the residence and observed a male subject identified as Christian Robinson standing wit
h his foot on the throat of a woman, identified as his aunt Suzanne Robinson, in a bedroom. Officers ordered Robinson to remove his foot from her throat, but he refused all verbal commands. Officers then tased Robinson, causing him to remove his foot, and he was arrested. Officers then discovered Suzanne Robinson unresponsive. They immediately began medical aid, but Suzanne Robinson succumbed to her injuries.
Through investigation, officers learned that Suzanne Robinson and Christian Robinson, her nephew, got into a dispute ending with him standing on her throat, leading to her to death. He is being held in custody in lieu of a $500,000 bond.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Capt. Brandon Barlow at 504-494-2674.