Baton Rouge man charged in improper disposal of Nathan Millard’s remains

Posted at 12:48 PM, March 20, 2023 and last updated 3:45 PM, July 7, 2023


BATON ROUGE (Court TV) — A Baton Rouge man has been charged in the improper disposing of  Georgia’s man remains after he died on a business trip.

Derrick Perkins & Nathan Millard police provided photos

These undated photos provided by the Baton Rouge Police Department show Derrick Perkins (L) and Nathan Millard (R). Police have said Perkins is wanted for questioning the case of Millard, whose body was found days after he was reported missing on a business trip in Baton Rouge. (Baton Rouge Police Department)

Derrick Perkins, 45, is facing multiple charges in the death investigation of Nathan Millard, including unlawful disposal of remains and obstruction of justice, according to Baton Rouge police.

Perkins was previously wanted for questioning in the case. He was arrested on March 15, nearly three weeks after Millard was last seen alive. Perkins’ initial charges included probation violation, criminal damage to property, three counts of access device fraud and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

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The 42-year-old father was last seen in downtown Baton Rouge on Feb. 23. His body was found wrapped in a rug on March 6. Police have said no foul play is suspect. A coroner’s report indicted there was “no internal or external trauma” and Millard’s family was reportedly told “he likely died of an accidental overdose,” reported WAFB.



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