Lil Boosie Indicted

Baton Rouge rapper Torrence “Lil Boosie” Hatch, imprisoned since November in a drug case, has been indicted in what prosecutors are calling the murder-for-hire of a man in October.

The Advocate reported Thursday that an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury indicted the 27-year-old Hatch on a count of first-degree murder in the Oct. 21 shooting death of 35-year-old Terry Boyd.

Hatch, a girlfriend, and two Dixon Correctional Institution guards also were indicted on drug charges that allege they conspired to bring contraband – codeine, marijuana pills and synthetic marijuana – into the prison.

Prosecutors say investigators are looking into whether Hatch and others were involved in at least five other slayings since early last year.

Lil Boosie’s latest album, “Superbad: The Return of Boosie Bad Azz,” was released in September and includes the single “Better Believe It,” featuring Young Jeezy and Webbie.