St. Martinville man arrested for 2nd degree murder

St. Martinville man arrested for 2nd degree murder

LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) - Around 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning, St. Martin Parish Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call in Parks regarding a suicidal subject requesting assistance.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered the caller inside the home with a deceased male subject, who was later identified as Darrell J. Guilbeaux, 47, of New Iberia. Investigators were called to the scene and the incident was initially ruled a homicide.

After the investigation, Guilbeaux's half-brother, Wilfred J. Viator, 50, of St. Martinville was arrested.

Viator is charged with one count of second degree murder. No bond has been set at this time.

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