A Devils Lake woman is dead in Louisiana, and a man is charged with her murder.

Officers with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a reported suicide Friday afternoon.

They found the body of 29-year-old Rachel Anderson from Devils Lake.

During the investigation, detectives became suspicious of the initial report of suicide.

They later arrested 43–year–old Joseph Dalahoussaye, Jr. of Lafayette.

He is charged with second degree murder.