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Arrest made in death of elderly Houma man

2 years 3 months 6 days ago January 22, 2014 Jan 22, 2014 Wednesday, January 22 2014 Wednesday, January 22, 2014 5:37:00 AM CST in News
Source: TPSO
By: Hunter Robinson

HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish authorities have made an arrest in the death of an elderly man.

Cody Callais is charged with the murder of 68-year-old Rickie Samanie. Deputies say Samanie was found dead in his Houma home by a neighbor who went to check on him. His truck was missing,

Detectives later spotted Callais in the vehicle and he led them on a chase. Investigators say he eventually ditched the truck and jumped into the bayou.

Callais climbed out, surrendered and admitted to killing Samanie.


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