RALEIGH, N.C. — The State is asking for the death penalty for a man accused in the murder of a Raleigh restaurant employee last September.
Deon Partridge is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Donald Kersey.
Kersey, 22, was shot and killed during a robbery attempt at a north Raleigh Sonic drive-in.
A judge ruled Monday that Partridge is mentally fit to stand trial.
Three others charged in the robbery are expected to go on trial later this year.
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