Second suspect surrenders in feed store murder
LAPLACE - The suspected shooter in the robbery and murder at LaPlace feed store surrendered to U. S. Marshals this afternoon.
Charles McQuarter III, 22, faces charges of armed robbery, first degree murder and attempted first degree murder. McQuarter's surrender came about 12 hours after Dracier Dewey, 22, turned himself in to sheriff's deputies.
St. John Sheriff Mike Tregre says Dewey admitted to his role in the robbery and identified McQuarter as the shooter. Dewey is charged with principal to armed robbery, principal to first degree murder and principal to attempted first degree murder.
Steven Finckbeiner, the owner of LaPlace Feed and Supply Store, was killed and his wife Constance was wounded during the robbery Tuesday afternoon.