Baton Rouge police are looking to speak with former LSU offensive lineman and possible first-round NFL draft pick La’el Collins in relation to a pregnant woman’s death last week, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Police say Collins isn’t currently considered a suspect, but believe he had dated 29-year-old Brittney Mills, who was shot to death at her home last week. The Baton Rouge Advocate had previously reported that police believe Mills, who was eight months pregnant, knew her killer and opened her door to the person:
Mills, who lived in an apartment complex in the 200 block of Ship Drive, was found dead when police arrived about 10:38 p.m. Friday but was rushed to a local hospital, where her unborn child was removed in unstable condition. Authorities declined to identify the hospital the woman was taken to but said the infant’s condition had improved to stable and the baby was expected to survive.
According to Schefter, some NFL teams are hoping to learn if police determine that Collins was the father of Mills’s child.
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