Florida man accused of killing pro-Trump boss over political dispute

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WKMG/CNN Newsource) 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 allegedly stabbing his boss on Monday.

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

Orange County deputies said 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 bricklaying.

Police said 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.

Toney was taken into custody after crashing it in a brief pursuit in Brevard County. He is currently being held in Orange County without bond.

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