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IPSO working homicide on N. Freyou Road

Posted at 10:59 AM, Jun 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 13:59:08-04

UPDATE: The Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Keith Viator, 33.

They say an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.

Earlier today, we reported that detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide that happened on N. Freyou Road.

Deputies were called to the 1800 block of the road shortly before 3:00 a.m. Sunday. They found a dead man in the house; he appeared to have a gunshot wound in the chest.

A suspect was located at the scene and is in custody, a spokesman said.

Investigators believe the shooting may have be the result of domestic violence.