St. Martinville, La.-Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call in reference to the homicide of Nicole Hamilton, 43, Lafayette, LA, in the 1500 block of Mills Hwy., in Breaux Bridge, LA on August 30, 2021, at approximately 3:25 a.m. An investigation regarding the homicide was initiated and at the end of the investigation, a warrant of arrest was obtained.
On November 22, 2021 following the execution of the warrant, Deputies with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office along with the assistance of Officers with the Lafayette Police Department, arrested Linus P. Shelvin, 53 of Lafayette, LA, at a residence in the 400 block of 13th Street, Lafayette, LA.
Following his arrest, he was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center, and was transported to the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center where he was booked on the following charge:
1 Count-LA R.S. 14:30.1-Second Degree Murder
At the time of this release, no bond had been set.