Denham Springs makes arrest in rape case

The Denham Springs Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a rape from Dec. 9.

At approximately 9 p.m. on Dec. 9, Denham Springs Police received a call about a woman allegedly being kidnapped while walking on US 190 toward Pete’s Highway.

According to officials, the victim said she was taken to a wooded, unknown location on foot where she was allegedly raped.

Since then, Denham officers have been able to make an arrest.

DNA was collected as part of the initial investigation and a DNA profile was obtained for the suspect, Devin Brazile.

Brazile was arrested on Dec. 26th around 9:15 a.m.

He’s charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, 2nd Degree Kidnapping, 1st Degree Rape and 2nd Degree Battery.

DSPD said no further details will be released to protect the integrity of the case and identity of the victim.

Investigation is still ongoing.

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