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Abbeville man arrested for 2nd degree murder

After a lengthy investigation, detectives with the Abbeville Police Department were able to obtain a warrant charging Aaron Carter with 2nd Degree Murder. The warrant was entered into the National Crime Information Center (N.C.I.C.).

Officers received information that Mr. Carter was in the Lafayette area. On May 13, 2019 Lafayette Police Department officers were able to locate and arrest Carter on the warrant obtained by Abbeville Police Department detectives. Mr. Carter was transported to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center, where he was also booked on several Bench Warrants out of Lafayette.

Aaron Carter is currently being held at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on the Bench Warrants. A hold has also been placed on Carter by the Abbeville Police Department.

Carter is being charged with 2nd Degree Murder for a homicide which took place on May 11, 2018 within the city limits of Abbeville. His bond has been set at $750,000.00.

Anyone with any information regarding any crime is encouraged to contact the Abbeville Police Department. You may also contact our “Tips” line at 892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous.