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May 03, 2018

Frontier Airlines contractor stabbed to death at Philly airport

A Frontier Airlines contractor was stabbed to death by a co-worker inside Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday morning, according to police.

Three Worldwide Flight Services employees engaged in a fight inside Terminal E, leading to the stabbing round 11 a.m., police said. The employees are hired by Frontier Airlines to clean planes.

One man turned out a light in the employee break room, upsetting another man sitting in the room, according to NBC Philadelphia. The two men were arguing about the lights when a third man became involved. After a few shoves, the third man sliced one of the others with a knife in the stomach.

Police said the 28-year-old victim was transported to Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The alleged perpetrator, 35, is in police custody.

The names of the individuals have not been released.