State Police reopens Houma murder case from 1989
HOUMA – Louisiana State Police have reopened a 27-year-old murder case from 1989.
Gerald E. Daigle, the owner of Standard Furniture Company, was found dead at the store located at 300 Belanger in Houma on June 15, 1989 between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. According to police, Daigle was found with multiple stab wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
During the course of the initial investigation, no suspects in the case were identified. However, DNA testing has helped investigators eliminate individuals who were believed to be suspects. Additional information that was not originally known now has investigators following new leads in the case.
The Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division has partnered with local law agencies in solving the case to bring closure to Daigle's family. LSP asks that anyone that has any information pertaining to the 1989 homicide of Daigle are asked to contact the LSP-CID/Houma office at 985-876-8834 (Ext 202).