A 17-year-old Terrytown man was arrested on charges of aggravated rape and first-degree murder of an 8-month-old child Saturday afternoon, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said.
Arnold T. Ross, of 136 Friedrichs Road in Terrytown, was booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Facility. No bond is available on the first-degree murder charge.
Ross has a record of previous arrests:
possession of crack cocaine and marijuana
battery on a correctional officer
three counts of battery on a teacher
three counts of theft
illegal carrying of a weapon