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Wendy’s employee charged with murder for hitting customer

Antoine Kendrick is accused of hitting a 67-year-old customer at a fast-food restaurant in Prescott Valley on Tuesday.

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — An argument at a fast-food restaurant in Prescott Valley ended with a customer dying weeks after an employee allegedly attacked him. 

Police say Antoine Kendrick, a 35-year-old employee of a Wendy’s restaurant close to North Glassford Hill Road, struck a 67-year-old customer on July 26.

The customer died on Aug. 5, in response to an replace from Prescott Valley police on Monday.

The customer initially made a grievance about his meals order, and Kendrick allegedly responded by strolling out from behind the service counter and hitting the customer’s head. 

The customer then fell to the ground and lost consciousness, police say. 

The sufferer needed to be airlifted to the hospital to endure medical therapy and was in crucial situation till they died. 

He has not been recognized. Police solely mentioned he’s a resident of Dewey.

Kendrick now faces a second-degree murder cost.

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