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Man arrested in stabbing death of coworker

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UPDATE: The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of David Davis in connection with the murder of Quentin Lamar Jones. 

Deputies say Davis stabbed Jones, his coworker, off Okechobee Boulevard. He has been charged with first degree murder.

According to officials, Davis worked as a carnival vendor. He and his victim were getting the St. Lucie fairgrounds ready for fair this weekend.

EARLIER STORY:

The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday morning they are investigating a homicide after a man's body was found in the area of Okeechobee Road and Florida's Turnpike. 

The man, later identified as Quentin Lamar Jones, 37, from Jacksonville, was found by a bicyclist along the road at the entrance of the Turnpike.

“This was not a vehicle crash. We’re working this as a homicide, and we just have to verify the method which caused his death," said St. Lucie County Chief Deputy Garry Wilson.

The Sheriff's Office says it has identified a person of interest and that person is being questioned.

 

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