Johnny Taylor, 31, of
The case was cold until police say they connected
Autopsy results revealed Benson suffered a puncture wound to the mouth and throat area.
“I can tell you if he would have thought the perpetrator was going to do what he did, I don't think my client would have been involved in it at all and probably not have even provided the instrument,” said Nicholson.
“The thing that my client wanted me to make sure that everyone knew was first and foremost that he was sorry for being involved in this and he was not the actual perpetrator of the crime,” said Nicholson. “He knows several members of the family and had indicated to me at one time that if he knew anything like this was going to happen would not have had the role he had.”
Providing a criminal instrument is a second-degree felony.