Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office investigating apparent homicide

A man was found dead with an apparent gunshot wound to the upper torso in a home on the 1800 block of North Freyou Road, according to the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office. A suspect is in custody and the case is being investigated, according to IPSO.

Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide in the 1800 block of North Freyou Freyou Road that occurred early Sunday.

According to the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the scene shortly before 3 a.m. and located a male victim in the residence.

The man was dead and appeared to have a gunshot wound to the upper torso, according to the Sheriff’s Office. A suspect was located at the scene and is in custody.

Investigators believe the shooting may have been the result of domestic violence. The Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office will determine the cause of death. No names will be released pending notification of next-of-kin.

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