Arby’s Employee Charged With Fatally Stabbing Manager In Hickory Hills

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 26-year-old man was charged with stabbing his Arby’s manager to death Wednesday night in southwest suburban Hickory Hills.

Irvin Thomas, 26, faces a first-degree murder charge for allegedly stabbing John Price to death during a fight at the fast food restaurant, according to a statement from Hickory Hills police.

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Irvin Thomas | Cook County sheriff’s office

Police responded at 10:07 p.m. to the Arby’s in the 8000 block of West 95th Street, where they found Price, 35, lying with multiple stab wounds in the adjacent Jewel-Osco parking lot, police said.

Price was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 10:49 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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John Price (Picture provided to CBS)

An autopsy Friday found he died of multiple sharp force injuries from the stabbing, according to the medical examiner’s office. His death was ruled a homicide.

Thomas was denied bond at a court appearance Saturday, according to Cook County sheriff’s office records. He is scheduled to return to court Tuesday.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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