Detectives and Crime Scene personnel began investigating the matter and obtained evidence that the male had been brutally attacked and robbed at that location. On August 3, detectives were able to identify a suspect and obtained an arrest warrant.
At around 5:00 pm on August 3, detectives, working with the US Marshal’s Violent Offender Task Force, located and arrested Kaylane Varra, 21, of Alexandria. Varra was charged with 2nd Degree Robbery and Attempted 1st Degree Murder, and was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center.
The investigation continues, and the identity of the victim is not being released at this time.