23-year-old charged with murder following stabbing in Plant City

PLANT CITY, Fla. — A 23-year-old man has been charged with murder following a fatal stabbing on James L. Redman Parkway Saturday night, officials said. 

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James Michael Meeks was charged with homicide murder, dangerous depraved without premeditation — second degree murder with weapon, and weapons offense commit first degree felony with weapon utilized (knife) to commit murder.

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, shortly after 10:15 p.m. Saturday Meeks and 49-year-old Moses Wilson argued outside a Plant City repair shop at 4308 James L. Redman Parkway that also serves as Wilson's residence. 

Then Meeks pulled out a pocket knife and threatened to harm Wilson, a sheriff's office release said. When Wilson walked back into the business, he was stabbed in his thigh and leg area. He died a short time later.

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