Crosby teen, 2 others charged in capital murder

Bobby Dean Jones

ATASCOCITA– A Crosby teen is among three who have been arrested and charged with the capital murder of an Atascocita man.
Giovanni Mora, 18, of Crosby, Bobby Dean Jones, 18, and Bruce Lee Taylor, 29, have been charged with the capital murder of Donald Frye III, 41.
According to authorities, the death resulted from an attempted carjacking in Frye’s home driveway.
Frye’s wife said that on April 11 Frye had gone to a local Redbox video machine to return a movie. She said that she became concerned when, hours later he had not returned. She discovered him in the driveway of their home in the 19900 block of Pine Wind Drive, with a gunshot wound.
Based on statements received, authorities believe that the trio had followed Frye to his Atascocita home with the intention of taking his car. However, the victim was fatally shot when the confrontation began.
Mora was taken into custody first, at 1 a.m. on April 15. Jones and Taylor were later also arrested. Charges were filed in the 339th District Court.
Jones, Mora and Taylor are being held in the Harris County Jail without bond.