NEW ORLEANS – A man is faces charges accusing him of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn’t get any for him.
32-year-old Ronald Pritchett faces charges of second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and auto theft.
The parents, Fortunato Percival Pritchett and his wife Renitta Pritchett were stabbed by son Ronald Pritchett at their home after “They ordered food from a fast food restaurant and didn’t include him.”
Deputies checked several relatives’ homes before locating Percival Pritchett’s tan Chevrolet Suburban at a house where detectives were told Ronald Pritchett was in a “mother-in-law” outbuilding.
Relatives told investigators that Pritchett became enraged about the food, grabbed a knife and went upstairs to confront his parents. They had locked their bedroom door against him, but he allegedly kicked it open and began stabbing them.
He said both parents were stabbed multiple times, Percival Pritchett in the chest and Renitta Pritchett in the head.