Fourth man arrested in connection to Denny's fatal shooting

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Third suspect arrested in Dennys fatal shooting Brothers accused in deadly Dennys robbery Corey Hilton appears in probable cause court on Sunday, September 8, 2013, on capital murder charges Corey Hilton, 20, appears in probable cause court Saturday morning on capital murder charges Kenya Jackson, 20, is charged with capital murder and remains at large Armed robbers run into Dennys restaurant Search for deadly Dennys robbery suspects continues Dennys deadly robbery suspects

The fourth suspect involved in the fatal robbery at a west Houston Denny's restaurant is now in police custody, according the Violent Offenders Task Force.

Authorities say 20-year-old Kenya Jackson turned himself into police this morning.

Police say suspects Corey and Mario Hilton and Jackson, were all wearing bandanas and masks, entered the Denny's restaurant off the Katy Freeway two weeks ago and immediately fired several shots. Mario and Corey Hilton, Leroy Houston and Kenya Jackson have all been charged with capital murder in connection to the Denny's ambush. Houston was identified by police as the getaway driver.

Investigators say the group of men stormed into the restaurant, robbed customers and shot and killed Robert Placette, as he tried to protect children during the robbery. The suspects also shot a restaurant employee.

Take ABC13 with you!
Download our free apps for iPhone, iPad and Android devices

(Copyright ©2014 KTRK-TV/DT. All Rights Reserved.)

Get more Local »

blog comments powered by Disqus