The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office says accused cop killer Kevin Daigle has additionally been charged with murder in the death of the man he was living with at the time.
54-year-old Blake Brewer of Moss Bluff was found dead in his home after the incident in which Daigle allegedly shot and killed Trooper Steven Vincent.
Sheriff Tony Mancuso says Daigle was driving Brewer's truck when he shot Trooper Vincent in the head. Prior to that, he says investigators believe Brewer was shot in the torso by the suspect in his home with a shotgun.
"Although we have not gotten any scientific results yet, possibly the same shotgun that was used in Trooper Vincent's death was used to kill Mr. Brewer," said Mancuso.
State Police has charged Daigle with first degree murder of a police officer and there is no bond. For Brewer's death Daigle is additionally charged with 2nd degree murder, theft of a motor vehicle and possession of firearm by convicted felon with a $1.6 million dollar bond.
Mancuso says they believe Brewer had let Daigle stay at his home.
"Daigle would wander from place to place and live certain places for so much time and at this particular time he'd been staying with Mr. Brewer as his friend," said Mancuso.