Welsh man arrested for alleged rape of a minor

Welsh man arrested for alleged rape of a minor
Michael Lynn Prudhomme III

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that it has arrested a man for the alleged rape of a 14 year old.

The Sheriff’s Office says it received a complaint in Feburary of the rape which was reported by the victim to have occurred in November 2018 near a bridge in Welsh.

The suspect, Michael Lynn Prudhomme III, 18, was arrested on a warrant for 3rd degree rape on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

Michael Lynn Prudhomme III
Michael Lynn Prudhomme III (Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office)

Prudhomme is currently being held in the Jeff Davis Parish Jail with no bond.

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