(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.