Police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing over Popeyes chicken sandwich
A Maryland man wanted in a fatal stabbing over a Popeyes chicken sandwich has been arrested, police said. © WJLA Police say a man was stabbed to death outside a Popeyes restaurant in Oxon Hill, Md., after an argument that started while people were in line to buy chicken sandwiches, Nov. 4, 2019. Ricoh McClain, 30, of District Heights, Maryland, was located and taken into custody Wednesday night for murder and other charges, according to the Prince George's County Police Department. No further details were immediately released.
Prince George's County police have released the name of the suspect they said stabbed a man to death outside a Popeyes in Oxon Hill for cutting the line to get the restaurant's new chicken sandwich.
Police have identified the suspect as 30-year-old Ricoh McClain of District Heights, Maryland.
Police say McClain is charged with fatally stabbing 28-year-old Kevin Tyrell Davis, who had allegedly cut a 15-minute line inside an Oxon Hill Popeye's restaurant to get one of the franchises' wildly popular chicken sandwiches. Authorities said in a news conference that Davis worked his way through the front of the line to order when he got into an argument with McClain.
Suspect in Popeyes chicken sandwich stabbing ID'd, charged with murder
Ricoh McClain, 30, is facing murder and assault charges for allegedly fatally stabbing 28-year-old Kevin Tyrell Davis at a restaurant in Maryland.Ricoh McClain, 30, is facing murder and assault charges for allegedly stabbing 28-year-old Kevin Tyrell Davis at a restaurant in Oxon Hill, outside Washington D.C. on Nov. 4, according to the Prince George's County Police Department.
The confrontation was taken outside of the restaurant where Davis was stabbed. Davis was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after.
Prince George's County police said dozens of people inside the restaurant watched the incident unfold.
Authorities said McClain was accompanied by a woman and possibly children. It is unknown if the woman still remains at large in regards to the incident.
McClain was first positively identified by a Prince George's County police officer who saw the surveillance images and recognized McClain from previous investigative stops.
Police said they also received multiple tips from the community.
Man stabbed to death outside Popeyes after fight over chicken sandwich, police say
A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death at a Popeyes in Maryland on Monday night after a fight over the restaurant's chicken sandwich, police said. © WJLA Police say a man was stabbed to death outside a Popeyes restaurant in Oxon Hill, Md., after an argument that started while people were in line to buy chicken sandwiches, Nov. 4, 2019. The stabbing happened at the fast-food chain's location in Oxon Hill, Maryland, about 12 miles south of Washington, D.C.
McClain is charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment. Police said McClain is considered armed and dangerous.
WUSA9 spoke with the friends and family of the victim and they believe Davis was not killed over a chicken sandwich and that "it was deeper than that," one friend said.
Davis' friends and family gathered outside the Popeyes to honor his life.
Anyone who knows McClain’s whereabouts is asked to call detectives at 301-772-4925. If anyone has information relevant to this investigation, they are asked to please call detectives 301-772-4925.
This story is developing.
Man dies after stabbing in Maryland Popeyes; fight over chicken sandwich, sources say
A man was fatally stabbed Monday evening while inside a Maryland Popeyes following a fight over a chicken sandwich, a source told Fox News. © FoxNews.com Police investigate stabbing at Popeyes. Prince George's County police said they received reports of a fight at a Popeyes location in the 6200 block of Livingston Road in Oxon Hill, Md., on Monday at around 7 p.m. Oxon Hill is about 20 minutes from Washington, D.C.PIO on scene of a fatal stabbing in the 6200 block of Livingston Road. pic.twitter.
Man killed at Maryland Popeyes in fight linked to popular chicken sandwich .
The stabbing occurred one day after Popeyes began selling its fried chicken sandwich again.A spokeswoman for the Prince George’s Police Department said the victim, who has not been identified, was stabbed at a restaurant in Oxon Hill, outside Washington D.C.