Teen accused in stabbing death due in court for change of venue hearing
GONZALES- A teenager accused of murder will head back to court Friday. Attorneys are trying to get the case against Jacob Westbrook, 16, moved to a different location.
Westbrook is facing second-degree murder charges in the death of 18-year-old Todd Toups back in October.
According to Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley, Toups was picking up his homecoming date from Cobb's Trailer Park when he was attacked by Westbrook. Toups tried to push Westbrook off of him in self-defense, but was stabbed in the process. He later died at the hospital.
Prosecutors have said Westbrook will be tried as an adult.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Waffle House shooting leaves teen dead, 2 others hurt in Ascension
Raging car fire caught on video at Siegen Lane intersection
Coast Guard rescues 7 people, dog from burning boat in gulf
False River shut down Saturday after deadly boating accident; person still missing
Video shows aftermath of triple shooting in Ascension
Southern baseball wins game one 21-2 over Alcorn
VIDEO: Former Saints and Tiger Devery Henderson talks about the difference between...
New NCAA rules tweak opens door for more SEC dominance
VIDEO: Devery Henderson Talk about Bluegrass Miracle and the Saints "Rebirth game"
VIDEO: Former Tigers and Saints receiver Devery Henderson talks with Corey Rholdon...