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Flying Biscuit murder victim remembered one year later

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Danielle Watson had her whole life ahead of her when she and her unborn baby were stabbed to death January 14, 2012. One of her co-workers is the accused killer.

Watson was managing the Flying Biscuit at Stonecrest Shopping Center, when police say Mark Anthony Cox tried to rob her. Watson was stabbed several times and her body was left near a dumpster outside the restaurant.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say Cox fled the area was arrested a few days later in the Fayetteville area. He was a previously convicted felon.

Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty in the case. Cox is also the first North Carolinian to be prosecuted for killing an unborn child. The law went into effect right before the murders.

On Sunday, the restaurant honored Watson's memory by donating profits to the American Cancer Society, an organization Watson cared about. The restaurant raised 800-dollars.

Cox is scheduled to appear in court again on January 24th.

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