Detectives with the Abbeville Police Department have launched an investigation according to officials with the department after a homicide today.

According to a press release sent out by Lieutenant Jonathan Touchet, at some point during the early morning hours of the day today there was a killing on East Oak Street.

Touchet, who serves as the Public Information Officer for the Abbeville Police Department, says officials are not giving out any information about this case thus far.

All that was revealed is that police are investigating the murder.

Touchet says that Abbeville Police Chief Bill Spearman is hoping that someone will come forward with information about this case.

If you do know something, you are asked to call the Abbeville Police Department at 337-893-2511. You can even call their "Tips" telephone number at 337-892-6777.