Death penalty sought against Raising Cane's murder suspect

Meg Farris talk to family and friends of Taylor Friloux, who was buried Tuesday.

KENNER, La. -- The man accused of killing a Taylor Friloux during an armed robbery at a Raising Cane's restaurant will face the death penalty.

According to the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office, a grand jury returned an indictment for first-degree murder against Joshua Every and prosecutors will seek the death penalty.

"After meeting with Ms. Friloux's family and consulting with my staff, I have decided my office will seek the death penalty," Paul Connick, Jefferson Parish DA said in a statement released Thursday afternoon.

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Every is accused of killed Taylor Friloux, a manager at a Raising Cane's restaurant in Kenner, while he and three other suspects were allegedly robbing the store. Every allegedly stabbed Friloux several times during the robbery, killing her.

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Every has been charged with two counts of armed robbery, one count of conspiracy to commit armed robbery, false imprisonment with a dangerous weapon, witness intimidation and obstruction of justice.

Gregory Donald, Jr., 19, of Kenner, has been charged with second-degree murder of Ms. Friloux, two counts of armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, false imprisonment with a dangerous weapon, witness intimidation and obstruction of justice.

Mark Crocklen, Jr., 25, of LaPlace, has been charged with second-degree murder of Ms. Friloux, two counts of armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, false imprisonment with a dangerous weapon, witness intimidation and obstruction of justice.

Ariana Runner, 22, of Reserve, has been charged with conspiracy to commit armed robbery and obstruction of justice.

(© 2016 WWL)


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