Updated at 3:47 p.m.
The victim has been identified as Louis Mitchell Beagle, 69.
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office says detectives have arrested a 21-year-old suspect in a homicide that occurred Saturday in the 300 block of Mill Creek.
Benjamin Hook was booked on one count of first-degree murder in the killing that occurred the victim’s home. The victim, a male, was not identified in a news release Monday from the Sheriff’s Office.
Hook also allegedly stole the victim’s vehicle before he left the scene, then called his mother to tell her he wanted to confess and turn himself in, Lt. John Babin said in the release.
The Sheriff’s Office did not release the approximate time of the killing or the victim’s identity.
In questioning, Hook reportedly told investigators about his involvement, the release stated.
The case remains under investigation.