City police make arrest in Saturday night homicide

By From staff reports

The Lake Charles Police Department has arrested a 26-year-old man and charged him with second-degree murder.

Police found the body of a female at the intersection of Melvin and Alma lanes at around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Authorities said they have arrested Dustin Belest Pleasant.

Chief Don Dixon will host a news conference at 3 p.m. Monday.