CRIME
09/06/2012 05:43 pm ET | Updated Sep 07, 2012

Cheetos Stabbing: David Scott Allegedly Murders Roger Wilkes Over Cheese Puffs

A St. Louis man was arrested after allegedly stabbing another man to death over a bag of Cheetos.

David Scott, 49, faces charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action, KSDK reports.

Police say that Scott fatally stabbed 42-year-old Roger Wilkes in the chest at around 9 p.m. on Tuesday. The two men were reportedly involved in an argument over a bag of Cheetos at the time.

Police chased Scott and arrested him a few blocks away from where the stabbing occurred, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Wilkes was taken to a nearby hospital, KMOX reports, where he died of his injuries.

Officials believe that both Scott and Wilkes were homeless.

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