Police identify, charge suspect in fatal Popeyes stabbing

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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)

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Police say they have identified and charged a suspect wanted in the fatal stabbing of a man outside a Popeyes restaurant in Maryland.

The Prince George’s County Police Department said in news release Tuesday that 30-year-old Ricoh McClain is wanted on murder charges in the death of 28-year-old Kevin Tyrell Davis.

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.

McClain is considered armed and dangerous and police say to call 911 if he’s seen.

Popeyes resumed selling its chicken sandwich Nov. 3. It was first released in August.

FILE – This Aug. 22, 2019, file photo shows a chicken sandwich at a Popeyes restaurant in Kyle, Texas. Police in Maryland say a man fatally stabbed another customer outside a Popeyes restaurant in a fight over cutting in line while waiting to buy the recently rereleased chicken sandwich at an Oxon Hill, Md., Popeyes on Monday night, Nov. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

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