A pair of cousins has been charged in the murder of pizza delivery driver Clarence Taper in Milwaukee. According to the criminal complaint, Mekael Kennedy, 17, from Hartford and his cousin D’Andre Kennedy, 25, of Milwaukee robbed and shot the driver on Monday, Sept. 11 when he came to make a delivery. They then took the pizza Taper was delivering into the apartment and ate it. Police said on September 15, Mekael Kennedy’s girlfriend placed an order to Buddy’s Pizza and Steak, where taper delivered from. Mekael Kennedy took his cousin, D’Andre Kennedy’s gun, put on a hockey mask and demanded Taper’s money. Mekael Kennedy told police he had his safety on and didn’t know why the gun went off.
Mekael is being charged as an adult and faces armed robbery and murder charges. If convicted he could face up to 95 years in prison. D’Andre was charged with harboring a felon and obstructing an officer and could face four years behind bars.