UPDATE: Nicholas Wilson was apprehended last night at about 10 pm in Jeanerette.
Chief Spearman would like to thank the citizens who stood tall and assisted, Jeanerette PD, New Iberia Sheriff Department. LA. State Police and all other agencies that had a part in helping to apprehend this subject.
Our prayers goes out to the familes of the Victim and Suspect and all else involved.
On 07-05-18 at approximately 1349 hrs., Officers of the Abbeville Police Department responded to 216 Sucre Circle in reference to a stabbing. Upon officers arriving they located the Victim with multiple stab wounds to the back and chest. The victim who’s name is currently being withheld, was transported to Abbeville General Hospital then the Lafayette General Hospital and died a short time later. Upon further investigation Officers learned Nicholas Marquis Wilson (36) of New Iberia went to the residence of the Victim and had a verbal altercation for some unknown reason and stabbed the victim numerous times then Mr. Wilson fled the location.
Wilson is charged with Second Degree Murder.