- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 6, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Kenner police say a teenage girl sought in the robbery and stabbing death of a restaurant manager has been questioned and released.

Police Chief Michael Glaser said Tuesday the 13-year-old was identified as a passenger in the getaway car.

Three men and one woman face murder and armed robbery charges in the stabbing of Raising Cane’s manager, Taylor Friloux, 21. She died June 29 from wounds to the head, neck and chest.

Glaser said the teen was questioned by police Friday night.

He said detectives concluded “the juvenile did not have knowledge prior to the robbery and murder, was an unwilling participant who only learned what was going to occur once they arrived at the restaurant.”

The girl was accompanied by her parent to the police station, he said.

Joshua Every, 23, Mark Crocklen Jr., 24, and Gregory Donald Jr., 18, face charges of first-degree murder, which can bring the death penalty; three counts of armed robbery; conspiracy to commit armed robbery and several other charges.

Glaser said Ariana Runner, 22, was arrested Friday and faces charges including second-degree murder and armed robbery. Runner recruited the suspects who committed the robbery, he said.

Every and Crocklen were arrested less than 24 hour after the crime.

According to Glaser, Every and Donald were involved in the actual robbery, while Crocklen along with the 13-year-old remained in the getaway vehicle.

Glaser said Friloux and another worker were taking out trash at the fried chicken-fingers restaurant when Every and Donald confronted them. He said Every, a former employee, was wearing his Raising Cane’s shirt underneath a hoodie.

“Friloux first refused to open the back door and that’s when she was first stabbed in the chest by Every,” Glaser said.

“Once inside the restaurant Friloux was forced to open the safe and the suspects got about $1,000,” Glaser said. “Friloux passed out on the floor and, as the suspects were leaving, Every stabbed her several more times.”

Asked about that, Glaser said Every “disliked several of the people he had worked with.”

The chief said Every had been planning the robbery for about two months.

Funeral services were held Tuesday for Friloux.

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