Lafayette District Attorney Mike Harson's office will seek the death penalty in the case of Landon Broussard. Broussard is accused of raping and killing his girlfriend's 3 year old son, Julian.

Assistant DA William Babin filed documents last week, detailing the prosecution's case against Broussard.

“The offense was committed in an especially heinous, atrocious or cruel manner.”   -Assistant DA William Babin.

KATC-TV 3 reports autopsy results confirm the child's death resulted from blunt force trauma to the head, and neck.