Florida man may have killed Trump-supporting boss over politics

New York Post | 1/21/2020 | Staff
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A Florida construction worker is accused of killing his boss during an argument that may have been sparked by politics, authorities said.

Mason Trever Toney, 28, was arrested by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office late Monday in the fatal stabbing of his friend and boss, William Steven Knight, 28, at a work site near Orlando along the Florida Turnpike, deputies announced on Twitter.

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Knight and Toney had been arguing earlier that morning as they rode into work together, possibly about their opposing political views – with Toney “anti-government” and Knight a supporter of President Donald Trump, according to Detective Fabian Ramirez in an affidavit.

Toney is “very outspoken about his belief that the government is bad and out to get him,” the detective wrote.

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Knight, like his friend, was also “outspoken” about his political views but was “pro Donald Trump,” according to the affidavit.

Investigators found a brand-new American flag and its packaging placed near Knight’s body after his murder.

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Toney allegedly killed Knight with a trowel just after the pair arrived at work, according to the affidavit, obtained by...
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