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Butcher stabbed supervisor to death

John Boyd, Jr. John Boyd, Jr.

CENTER POINT, AL (WBRC) - A butcher at a Center Point grocery store stabbed his supervisor to death Wednesday morning during an altercation, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

Two butchers allegedly got into a verbal argument at the Food Giant located in the 1600 block of Center Point Parkway Wednesday around 10 a.m. The altercation escalated and resulted in one employee stabbing his supervisor to death in the store.

The victim has been identified as Edward Shane Hammet, 26, of Center Point. The suspect in the stabbing has been identified as John Boyd Jr., 50, of Birmingham.

Boyd has been charged with murder and is being held on $75,000 bond.

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