Jimmy the Greek Taverna Restaurant: Tilus Lebrun killed Dimitrios Karaloukas over picture, cops say

Happened at suburban Boca Raton restaurant

SUBURBAN BOCA RATON, Fla. - A suburban Boca Raton restaurant owner was stabbed to death Thursday night after he posted an employee's picture on the Internet, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's office.

The incident occurred at Jimmy the Greek Taverna Restaurant, located in the 8200 block of Glades Road, around 8 p.m.

The employee suspected of the stabbing, Tilus Lebrun, 42, is charged with first-degree murder.  Leburn said he killed the restaurant owner, Dimitrios Karaloukas, 61, "because he took my photograph on March 2 and posted it on the Internet."

Another employee of the restaurant was also severely stabbed and is hospitalized in critical condition.

According to a probable cause affidavit, deputies say that they received a call that a man dressed in a black apron, holding a large knife, fled the restaurant after the stabbing.

Deputies caught up with Lebrun near the restaurant.

Investigators say that Lebrun told them through an interpreter that Karaloukas had taken a picture of him and posted IT on the internet.

Deputies said that Lebrun told them that he was upset about the photograph and, “They need to learn how to respect people; I have three kids in Haiti. I know they will suffer but they will survive."

Lebrun is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail without bond on first degree murder and attempted murder charges.

NewsChannel 5's Dave Gould contributed to this report

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