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Crime Police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing over Popeyes chicken sandwich

16:25  14 november  2019
16:25  14 november  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

Man killed at Maryland Popeyes in fight linked to popular chicken sandwich

  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.

A man was fatally stabbed at a Popeyes location in Maryland as fast food fanatics lined up across the country to get a taste of the restaurant’s newly revived and widely celebrated chicken sandwich . Bringing back the discontinued dish this weekend for ‘National Sandwich Day,’ Popeyes prompted a

Police are asking for help in tracking down the suspect in the fatal stabbing outside a Maryland Popeye 's in a fight over the chain's fried chicken The unidentified man wanted for fatally stabbing 28-year-old Kevin Tyrell Davis of Oxon Hill outside of a local Popeyes , along with an unidentified

A Maryland man wanted in a fatal stabbing over a Popeyes chicken sandwich has been arrested, police said.

a close up of a busy city street: 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.© 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.

Police believe McClain is responsible for a stabbing that occurred on the evening of Nov. 4 at a Popeyes restaurant in Oxon Hill, Maryland, about 12 miles south of Washington, D.C.

Man dies after stabbing in Maryland Popeyes; fight over chicken sandwich, sources say

  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.

(CNN) - Police have named a suspect in a fatal stabbing at a Maryland Popeyes . Prince George’s County Police Department says they’re looking for Ricoh McClain Police say he apparently cut a line for the restaurant’s re-released chicken sandwich and argued with another man who confronted him.

Cops ID suspect in fatal stabbing of Popeyes customer over chicken sandwich . The suspect who stabbed and killed a man in a fight over the wildly popular Popeyes chicken sandwich was busted by Maryland cops on Thursday, police Ricoh McClain, 30, was arrested for fatally knifing

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McClain allegedly got into a brief argument with another customer who had cut the line at the fast food spot while waiting to order the chicken sandwich, a popular menu item that returned to Popeyes nationwide this month. Agreeing to take the fight outside, the two men both got out of line and walked out the front door to the parking lot. McClain allegedly stabbed the other man immediately and then fled the scene, according to police.

The victim -- identified as 29-year-old Kevin Tyrell Davis of Oxon Hill, Maryland -- suffered a single stab wound and was rushed to a local hospital, where he died soon after. There is no indication the pair knew each other prior to the confrontation, according to police.

Man stabbed to death outside of Maryland Popeyes over new chicken sandwich

  Man stabbed to death outside of Maryland Popeyes over new chicken sandwich Police are investigating after a 28-year-old man was fatally stabbed outside of an Oxon Hill Popeyes' store on Monday night. Prince George's County Police said they were called to the 6200 block of Livingston Rd. around 7 p.m. on Monday night, where they found a man with multiple stab wounds in the parking lot. According to preliminary evidence collected by PGPD, the individual was in line for the popular chicken sandwich that was re-released yesterday when an argument broke out. Authorities say their preliminary findings deduct that one man cut in front of the other, prompting the argument.

Police have named a suspect in a fatal stabbing at a Maryland Popeyes . Prince George’s County Police Department says they’re looking for Ricoh McClain, 30. There is a warrant out for his arrest on charges including first- and second-degree murder.

Police have named a suspect in a fatal stabbing at a Maryland Popeyes . Prince George’s County Police Department says they’re looking for Ricoh McClain, 30. There is a warrant out for his arrest on charges including first- and second-degree murder.

"Our homicide detectives are hard at work on this one, but we have been able to determine preliminary that this is related to the release of the sandwich here at this restaurant," Prince George's County police spokesperson Jennifer Donelan told reporters at a press conference that night.

"For you to get that angry over anything," she added, "and to develop into this type of violence, again, is a very sad and tragic day."

a sandwich sitting on top of a wooden table: In this photo taken on Aug. 22, 2019, a chicken sandwich is seen at a Popeyes as guests wait in line, in Kyle, Texas.© Eric Gay/AP In this photo taken on Aug. 22, 2019, a chicken sandwich is seen at a Popeyes as guests wait in line, in Kyle, Texas.

Investigators identified McClain after releasing surveillance images of him while he was still at large. A Prince George's County police officer who saw the photos recognized McClain from previous run-ins. Investigators also received multiple tips from the community, police said.

Police do not believe McClain acted in self defense and have charged him with first-degree and second-degree murder, first-degree and second-degree assault, as well as reckless endangerment.

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Following the man's death, a Popeyes spokesperson told ABC News that the company was "very sad to hear about the tragedy."

"We do not yet know whether this was the result of a dispute over one of our products or something unrelated, but there is no reason for someone to lose their life on a Monday night in a parking lot," the spokesperson said in a statement. "Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends and we are fully cooperating with local authorities."

ABC News' Julia Jacobo and Sarah Shales contributed to this report.

Popeyes stabbing: Suspect arrested in fatal attack after waiting in line for sandwich .
Police in Maryland have arrested a man wanted on murder charges in a stabbing outside a Popeyes restaurant last week as people waited in line for the new chicken sandwich, the Prince George's County Police Department announced early Thursday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The suspect has been identified as 30-year-old Ricoh McClain, police said in a news release.

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