Lafayette’s chef killed in altercation on Sam Cooper

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 26, 2022 11:09 PM CT | Published: April 26, 2022 1:37 PM CT

Jody Moyt, chef at Lafayette’s, was killed after a traffic run-in; another restaurant server has been charged with second-degree murder.


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Jennifer Biggs

Jennifer Biggs

Jennifer Biggs is a native Memphian and veteran food writer and journalist who covers all things food, dining and spirits related for The Daily Memphian.

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