Khalil D. Tyler, 23, of Lake Charles faces multiple charges related to the 1st-degree rape of a child.

According to a media release, on July 10, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies received a complaint regarding indecent behavior with a 9-year-old girl. Investigators allege that between June 17-22, and July 1-7, Tyler, who lives at 1709 Bryant Court, "had inappropriate sexual contact with the girl on numerous occasions". He confirmed the allegations.

Tyler was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center on July 18 and charged with three counts of 1st-degree rape, two counts of attempted 1st-degree rape, three counts of sexual battery, and seven counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. His bond is set at $1,850,000.