Suspect named in death of ‘Junior the Wendy’s Guy’

Wynne Davis

Austin Police Department officers have named Nikolas Ray Eller, 38, as the suspect in the death of Ishmael Mohammed Jr., according to the Austin American-Statesman.

APD officers are investigating Mohammed Jr.'s death after the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office ruled Mohammed’s death a homicide.

Mohammed, better known as “Junior the Wendy’s Guy,” worked at the Wendy’s location in the Union for more than 13 years. Known for his cheerful demeanor, Junior was a favorite among students.

Junior died on April 11 following surgery when he did not regain consciousness after being found at a bus stop in Austin.