The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is reporting that they were called to an unattended death on Phyllis Drive Friday morning.

At 7:05 am, deputies responded to the home in the 2600 block of Phyllis Dr. anf found a deceased female.  

Public Information Officer Major Wendell Raborn said deputies found the death to be suspicious and called investigators. 

After an autopsy, it was determined the death was a homicide and arrested 42-year-old Marlon Vallian, Raborn said.

Vallian was the boyfriend of the victim, 45-year-old Antonia August who also lived in the home. 

He was booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on obstruction of justice and second degree murder chrages.