LAKE CHARLES, La. — A 54-year-old man accused of killing a Louisiana state trooper and his roommate in August has pleaded not guilty.
KPLC-TV reports that Kevin Daigle entered his plea at a court hearing on Thursday. He faces the death penalty.
Daigle is accused of shooting his roommate, 54-year-old Blake Brewer and 44-year-old Trooper Steven Vincent.
Daigle is charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Prosecutors on Thursday added a charge of simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling, to which Daigle also pleaded not guilty.
District Attorney John DeRosier has said he will seek the death penalty for Daigle.
A trial date was set for Sept. 19, 2016.
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