Man accused of raping 9-year-old indicted on 15 counts of sex abuse

Man accused of raping 9-year-old indicted on 15 counts of sex abuse
Khalil D. Tyler, 23 (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A Lake Charles man accused of raping a 9-year-old girl was indicted in Calcasieu court Thursday.

The alleged sexual abuse took place in June and July 2019.

Khalil Dwayne Tyler, 24, is charged with three counts of first-degree rape, two counts of attempted first-degree rape, three counts of sexual battery and seven counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Authorities say Tyler admitted to the allegations.

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