Suspect accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting woman facing additional charges

A man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in early December is now behind bars.
Published: Dec. 11, 2022 at 8:07 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2023 at 12:55 PM CST
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DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (WAFB) - A man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in early December is facing additional charges.

Denham Springs Police say earlier this week detectives made an arrest on a rape investigation from October of 2022.

According to law enforcement, detectives placed additional charges on Devin Brazile for home invasion, first-degree rape, and simple criminal damage to property for an incident that happened on October 18, 2022, on Foster Street in Denham Springs.

Authorities added Brazlie also faced similar charges in connection with a kidnapping and sexual assault that took place on Friday night, Dec. 9.

The Denham Springs Police Department is investigating an alleged kidnapping and sexual assault that took place on Friday night, Dec. 9.

Police said a woman was walking on US 190 toward Pete’s Highway around 9 p.m. when a man took her to a wooded area and sexually assaulted her on a mattress.

DNA collected during the investigation was a match for Devin Brazile, according to officials.

Police arrested Brazile on Monday morning, Dec. 26, on the following charges: attempted second-degree murder, second-degree kidnapping, first-degree rape, and second-degree battery. He was transported to the Livingston Parish Detention Center.

A man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in early December is now behind bars.

Brazile is currently being held in the detention center on two counts of first-degree rape, second-degree kidnapping, attempted second-degree murder, second-degree battery, home invasion, and simple criminal damage to property.

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