Suspect charged with stabbing man to death in south St. Louis

Suspect charged with stabbing man to death in south St. Louis

Ben Jones accused of stabbing a man to death during a drug deal in south St. Louis on May 19.

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 10:58 AM

Updated Monday, Jun 2 at 11:53 AM

(KMOV) – Charges have been filed against a suspect accused of fatally stabbing a man during a drug deal in south St. Louis on May 19.

Ben Jones, 35, was charged Saturday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

According to police, 31-year-old Senadin Fazlic and an acquaintance drove to the 4400 block of Wallace to purchase narcotics from Jones.

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Police say Jones and Fazlic began arguing over the drug’s price. That’s when police say Jones stabbed Fazlic in the chest.

Fazlic was dropped off at a firehouse in the 5000 block S. Kingshighway. He was then transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

 

Jones remains in custody without bond.

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