Arrest made in Bayou Blue slaying

Arrest made in Bayou Blue slaying
BAYOU BLUE, La. (AP) — A chase through multiple communities that ended with the alleged suspect in police custody.
Terrebonne Sheriff Jerry Larpenter tells The Courier ( ) the body of 68-year-old Rickie Samanie was discovered just before 6 p.m. Tuesday at his home and Samanie’s black pickup was missing.
Larpenter says 38-year-old Cody Anthony Callais, of Houma, was spotted driving the missing truck, prompting a police chase that ended about four hours after Samanie’s body was discovered.
Callais is facing multiple charges, including murder.
It’s unclear how Samanie died; detectives said they found signs of a struggle inside the house. An autopsy is set for Thursday.
It was unclear whether Callais has an attorney.

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