Man Stabbed to Death with Cooking Knife

Published 06/08 2014 10:57PM

Updated 06/09 2014 01:49PM

PINE BLUFF, AR -- Officers of the Pine Bluff Police Department responded to 2709 W. Hill St. for a person reportedly being stabbed. 

According to officers, the victim had already been taken to Jefferson Regional Medical Center prior to officers arriving at Hill St.

A news release from the Pine Bluff Police Dept. stated that Gary Foots, 58, reportedly stabbed Maurice Turner, 41, a single time in the chest. 

Witnesses stated that the two had been arguing in the yard while grilling. 

Investigators say Foots then stabbed Turner with a cooking knife he had in his hand. 

Foots never left the scene and was arrested there without incident.

Turner was pronounced dead at Jefferson Regional Medical Center at 6:39 p.m. 

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