Port Allen man charged with murder in drug overdose death

PORT ALLEN, La. – The West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Port Allen man and charged him with second-degree murder.

Deputies arrested Russell Daigle, 32, after his alleged involvement in a person’s death from a drug overdose.

WBRSO officials say deputies responded to a trailer park on Lafiton Lane in Port Allen on April 12 for an unresponsive person caused by a drug overdose.

Officials say Samuel Moore, 30, died from the overdose. Detectives discovered information about Daigle’s involvement in Moore’s death.

Daigle’s bond was set at $900,000. The investigation is ongoing.

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