Kevin Tyrell Davis Bio
Kevin Tyrell Davis is a 28-year-old boy who is identified as the Popeyes Stabbing Suspect. He had cut a line explicitly designated for customers ordering the sandwich. He was stabbed to death after a dispute ignited in a line for a Popeyes’ chicken sandwich in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
Memorial for Kevin Davis outside of Popeyes in Oxon Hill, MD. He was stabbed to death last night at Popeyes over a chicken sandwich. pic.twitter.com/Lk3A0cNAwT
— Allison Papson (@AllisonPapson) November 5, 2019
Popeyes chicken sandwich
The chicken sandwich has been sought after since the chain stopped selling it in August 2019, bringing it back on Sunday, November 3, 2019. There were fights and arguments reported around the country.
Kevin Tyrell Cause of Death
On November 4th, at 7:00 pm, patrol officers were called to a fast-food restaurant in the 6200 block of Livingston Road for the report of a fight, police stated.
PIO on scene of a fatal stabbing in the 6200 block of Livingston Road. pic.twitter.com/fZMuwzof1C
— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) November 5, 2019
They discovered Davis outside in the parking lot suffering from a single stab wound. The officers grabbed their department-issued trauma kits and provided emergency medical care until an ambulance rushed him to an area hospital. He died a short time later.
Officers tried to save the victim’s life at the scene, but he died at the hospital about 51 minutes later, said Donelan. Police have determined that preliminarily the death is “related to the release of the sandwich here at this restaurant.
Before news of the stabbing death broke, the New York Daily News reported that multiple reports had flooded social media about angry customers and fights as the chicken sandwich hype continued.