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St. Martinville Man Arrested In Connection With Homicide In Parks - 8/7/2016 -

PRESS RELEASE

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

August 7, 2016

6:15 p.m.

Contact: Major Ginny Higgins

Public Information Officer

(337) 394-3071

St. Martinville Man Arrested In Connection With Homicide In Parks

(St. Martinville, LA)- At approximately 11:30 a.m. this morning, Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call in Parks, LA., regarding a suicidal subject requesting assistance. Upon arrival Deputies located the caller inside the residence along with a deceased male subject, who was later identified as Darrell J. Guilbeaux, 47, New Iberia. Investigators were subsequently called to the scene and after an initial investigation ruled the death of Mr. Guilbeaux as a homicide.

This afternoon following the culmination of the investigation, St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Mr. Guilbeaux’s half-brother, Wilfred J. Viator, 50, St. Martinville, LA.., and charged him with the following:

1 Ct.- 2nd Degree Murder

Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charge and at the time of this release, no bond had been set.

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