DECATUR, AL Aug 25 2011 – Decatur police are investigating the shooting deaths of two Krystal employees.
An employee found one body inside the restaurant on 6th Avenue just before 5 a.m. Wednesday and called police. Officers responded to the scene and discovered a second body.
Police identified the victims as 50-year-old Jeffery Mark Graff of Huntsville and 23-year-old Jesse Jose Aguilar of Decatur.
Graff’s body was found outside the restaurant’s cooler. Aguilar’s body was found inside the cooler.
Sgt. John Crouch with Decatur Police said they have arrested Jordaan Creque. Creque is also an employee at the Decatur Krystal. He was charged with two counts of capital murder.
Police have a second person of interest in questioning. They are searching for a third person of interest.
Investigators said the victims were shot multiple times with a 9 mm handgun.
Investigators said the lobby of the restaurant closed around midnight, but the drive-thru is open 24 hours a day. The last sale was registered at 3 a.m. and the bodies were found at 5 a.m.
“We are saddened by the tragedy at our restaurant and we are assisting and cooperating with the local authorities as best possible,” said a representative from the Krystal Company. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families.”