LC man convicted of having sex with 11-year-old

Published 4:51 pm Friday, March 3, 2023

A Lake Charles man was convicted Friday of rape after sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl who was a family acquaintance.

Sentencing for Braylen M. Leday, 24, has been set for April 28 before Judge Robert Wyatt.

LeDay is facing a mandatory life sentence at hard labor without benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence.

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He was arrested on April 3, 2022, after Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s detectives responded to a rape case at a local hospital. ┬áSpokesperson Kayla Vincent previously told the American Press that Leday confirmed to detectives he had sexual intercourse with the child.