Judge rules man accused in stabbing death of Raising Cane's manager incompetent to stand trial

Jim Hanzo
August 21, 2019 - 9:00 pm

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The man accused of fatally stabbing the manager of a Raising Cane's restaurant during a robbery 3 years ago, has been ruled incompetent to stant trial by a Jefferson Parish judge, today.  

A court-appointed psychiatrist, Dr. Richard Richoux testified that the defendant, 26-year-old Joshua Every was not competent to assist in his own defense.  

He's facing charges includinng first-degree murder and armed robbery.  The district attorney's office is seeking the death penalty.  

Every is accused of fatally stabbing 21-year-old Taylor Friloux while robbing the Raising Cane’s at 3344 Williams Blvd., Kenner on June 29, 2016 in the early morning hours. 

According to authorities Every and 21-year-old Gregory Donald, ambushed employees if the restaurant when they were taking the trash out to the dumpster after they closed.   

Two other pleaded guilty and were sentenced to prison.   

Every allegedly stabbed Friloux repeatedly in the head, neck and chest.  Surveillance cameras were on and recorded the incident.  

Judge Lee Faulkner ruled Every was incompetent and ordered him sent to the East Louisiana Mental Health Facility in Jackson for treatment.

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