Police: Florida man killed Trump-loving boss in political dispute

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Orange County deputies say they found Knight dead with a brand new American flag draped over the side of his body

Mason Toney, 28, is in custody, after allegedly stabbing his boss on Monday.

(CNN) – A Florida man is accused of murdering his pro-Trump boss on a construction site where they worked.

Mason Toney, 28, is in custody after investigators say he stabbed his boss on Monday.

The victim, 28 year old William Knight, was a big Trump supporter.

Orange County deputies say they found Knight dead with a brand new American flag draped over the side of his body.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says the murder appears to be related to a political dispute between the two men.

The preliminary report determined the murder weapon was a trowel, a common tool used for brick laying.

Police say there were a number of witnesses to the crime at a construction site, just off the Florida turnpike.

The suspect left the scene in a white pick-up truck.

He was taken into custody after crashing it in a brief pursuit in Brevard County, investigators say.

He is currently being held in Orange County without bond.

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