Man wanted in fatal stabbing at gas station near West Palm Beach arrested

Published: Nov. 9, 2022 at 5:15 PM EST
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A man accused of fatally stabbing a man during an altercation at a Palm Beach County gas station is behind bars.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrested Yunior "Cuba" Gil Verdecia, 36, on Tuesday.

Deputies said Verdecia stabbed a man Saturday afternoon during an altercation at the Speedway gas station at 5019 Okeechobee Blvd. The victim later succumbed to his injuries at a nearby hospital.

Verdecia is facing a charge of premeditated first-degree murder with a deadly weapon.

He remains in Palm Beach County Jail on no bond.

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