UPDATE: Man charged with murder in fatal stabbing at Phenix City chicken plant

UPDATE: Man charged with murder in fatal stabbing at Phenix City chicken plant

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - A man is behind bars in connection to a fatal stabbing at a Phenix City chicken plant this morning.

Phenix City police were called to Alatrade Foods on Downing Drive this morning, March 25, at approximately 7:40 a.m.

Witnesses told police two male subjects were involved in an altercation that turned physical, resulting in the victim being stabbed multiple times in the upper body.

28-year-old Eugene Holt Jr. has been arrested and charged with murder.

The victim was transported to Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown for treatment. He was pronounced dead in the Emergency Room.

His identity has not been released at this time.

If you have information that would assist in this matter, please contact the Phenix City Police Department at 334-298-061, 334-448-2822, or 334-448-2837.

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