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Arby's employee confesses to the stabbing of his coworker

Insulting comment led to stabbing, according to court document.

Posted: Feb 26, 2018 5:32 PM
Updated: Feb 26, 2018 6:34 PM

RENSSELAER, Ind, (WLFI) — An Arby's employee confesses to the fatal stabbing of his coworker, Jared Valentine.

Related: Name released of Rensselaer stabbing victim; suspect jailed

According to court documents, Raymond Dhliwayo told Rensselaer Police he was sorry for stabbing Valentine.

Dhliwayo told officers Valentine made an insulting comment to him while they were working at Arby's Thursday night. He didn't specify what that comment was.

Dhliwayo said he went to his van to grab his knife, went back in and stabbed Valentine.

A witness told police Valentine didn't see it coming. He said Dhliwayo stabbed him from behind.

That witness said Valentine tried to get away but Dhliwayo kept stabbing.

Police found Valentine with three stab wounds, one to the abdomen, two to the chest.

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