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Man wanted in fatal stabbing over Popeyes chicken sandwich arrested, Maryland police say

This undated photo provided by the Prince George's County Police Department shows Ricoh McClain. In a news release Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, police said they have identified and charged McClain in the fatal stabbing of a man outside a Popeyes restaurant in Maryland. (Courtesy of Prince George's County Police Department via AP)
This undated photo provided by the Prince George's County Police Department shows Ricoh McClain. In a news release Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, police said they have identified and charged McClain in the fatal stabbing of a man outside a Popeyes restaurant in Maryland. (Courtesy of Prince George's County Police Department via AP) (AP)

UPPER MARLBORO — The suspect accused of fatally stabbing a man who was cutting in line for Popeyes chicken sandwiches in Maryland has been arrested.

A tweet Thursday morning from Prince George’s County police confirmed the capture of 30-year-old Ricoh McClain. He was wanted on murder charges in the death of 28-year-old Kevin Tyrell Davis.

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Police Chief Hank Stawinski has said only 15 seconds elapsed from when the Nov. 4 altercation started to when it ended with the stabbing. Stawinski said Davis had been “methodically” cutting the line for the rereleased chicken sandwiches for 15 minutes before McClain confronted him.

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