Apr 29, 2013 6:13 AM by Cecilia Stevenson

Abbeville Homicide Suspect Booked

Walter August, 18 years old of Abbeville, was arrested early Monday morning and charged with the 2nd Degree Murder of Jovontae Charles. The homicide of Charles took place on April 26, 2013, at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Schlessinger Street.

August was booked on a warrant which was obtained by the Abbeville Police Department, the bond is set at $300,000.00. August is currently incarcerated by the Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Department.

Although an arrest has been made in the investigation, detectives will continue to interview witnesses who were in the area. The Abbeville Police Department asks anyone having information about this investigation; please contact them at 337-893-2511.



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