Florida Man Stabs His Pro-Trump Boss To Death, Drapes American Flag Over Him

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A man was stabbed to death by his coworker in an apparent argument over their views on the government and President Donald Trump, officials say.

A man was stabbed to death by his coworker in an apparent argument over their views on the government and President Donald Trump, officials say.

A 28-year-old construction worker is accused of stabbing his Trump supporting boss to death at a job site on Monday and then laying a brand new American flag next to his body, according to an arrest affidavit. 

Orange County Sheriff’s officials said Mason Toney was captured Monday night in Brevard County.

WESH2 report: William Steven Knight, 28, died at the scene after he was stabbed. 

New details about the case were revealed Tuesday during Toney’s first court appearance, in which he was ordered to be held without bond. 

Deputies said they were called around 10:30 a.m. after people called 911 and said Toney had killed their boss along the Turnpike, near State Road 528. When deputies arrived, they found Knight’s body lying next to an excavator with a brand-new American flag thrown on the side of him, an arrest affidavit said. 

According to the affidavit, witnesses told investigators that Knight picked up Toney as usual, but while they were traveling from one job site to another, a government-related argument broke out. 

The witnesses told investigators that Knight was a “proud and outspoken American and is pro-Donald Trump. They stated that the suspect is anti-government and very outspoken about his beliefs that the government is bad and out to get him,” the affidavit said. 

According to the affidavit, witnesses said they were beginning to work at the jobsite when they heard Knight start yelling for help. The witnesses ran over to the excavator where the two men had been talking and witnessed the stabbing, the affidavit said. 

The witnesses said tried to stop Toney, but said he began to advance toward them with what they believed to be a knife, the affidavit said. 

The American flag lying next to the victim was brand new and witnesses told investigators Toney showed up for work that day with a backpack, which is very unusual for him, the affidavit said.

The arrest affidavit said that Toney jumped in a truck and took off after the stabbing. As he was driving away he yelled at witnesses and called them terrorists, the affidavit said. 

Knight’s family told WESH 2 News that Toney wasn’t just Knight’s employee, but also a lifelong friend.

“He was a friend of the family. My son went to elementary school with him and to middle school and high school,” William Knight’s father said.

Knight’s family said Toney had been going through some difficult times, but no one expected he would do something like this, especially to William Steven Knight, who they described as a generous and loving friend.

“He would give his shirt off his back to anybody, feed anybody,” William Knight said.

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry is a writer at The People's Voice. He covers politics, business and entertainment. Speaking truth to power since he learned to talk, Baxter has travelled in over 80 countries and won arguments in every single one. Live without fear.
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  1. What a load of s*** Let play columbo here shall we, you know rational thought, critical thinking. Firstly his boss was a Trump supporter ? Kind of a weird coincidental detail dont you think ???? so now its not that a man stabbed another man to death, the important thing the headline writters want you to focus on was that one of them supported Trump Hmmmmm with an election coming up and everything.And an American flag laid next to the body kind of THEATRICAL don’t you think.

    Ohhh Just one more thing they’ve given you all this detail including names and background stories, before theres even been a trial !?!? which is illegal if this this crime actually did happen. Why ? you ask because announcing who did it before a full investigation and trial, would prejudice the case against them, meaning a lawyer would get them off on the basis they couldn’t get a fair trial once the media has declared them guilty !

    Why are they faking stories like this ? to trigger you into voting and pledging you blind support for one of the )3wish bankers puppets. Legitimising in their eyes everything they do to you ! You should be busy pushing to end the self proclaimed “elites” control over the Fed, banks and media, something neither candidate will EVER DO !

  2. Typical democrats Murderers from the very beginning “ democracy is the most bloodthirsty form of government the world has ever seen “ Ben Franklin

  3. Maybe he was upset about Trump putting all the AIDS sewage from his raping slums in the soil which created sink holes. Or maybe he used to go fishing in Lake Okeechobee which is now cesspool mold.

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