JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has released the name of a customer who was killed at a fast food restaurant in Pleasant Grove on Wednesday night.
Ashton Blake Roberts, 21, of Sumiton was shot and killed at the Jack's restaurant on Park Road during a robbery.
Roberts was the only the customer in the restaurant. Jack's workers say Roberts was a regular customer.
Jack's has released this statement about the robbery and homicide:
Roderick King, 19, is now charged with capital murder in Roberts' death as well as robbery in connection to to the incidents at a Burger King in Fairfield and a Papa Murphy's in Hueytown.