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Homicide Investigation in Abbeville: Two Arrested

Abbeville, LA (WDNews) – The Abbeville Police Department, in collaboration with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office, is investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, July 8, 2024, at approximately 9:51 pm.

Carlton Hills, a 57-year-old male from 1401 Isreal Parker Drive, Abbeville, has been arrested and will face charges of 2nd Degree Murder and Obstruction of Justice, with additional charges expected. Also arrested is Laticia Lewis, a 42-year-old female from the same address, who is being charged as a Principal to 2nd Degree Murder.

The victim’s identity is currently being withheld pending family notification. Both suspects have been booked and transported to the Vermilion Parish Correction Center.

Chief Mike Hardy expressed his gratitude to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office for their crucial assistance in this ongoing investigation.