Kansas City Hate Crime Suspect Reportedly Killed Victim With Knuckle Knife

Scary local allegations and a common TKC blog community lament . . . Even without controversial politically charged federal designations, this tragic act of violence seems pretty hateful and worthy of proseuction in and of itself:

The indictment alleges that SUSPECT, armed with a knife with knuckles, approached the man on July 4, 2023.

Court documents state Tonkin hurled racial epithets and threats at J.M.R. before fatally stabbing him twice in the chest and abdomen.

The indictment asserts that the attack was motivated by the victim's race.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Florida man indicted on federal hate crime charges for murder of Black man in Kansas City

Sean Tonkin, 36, is accused of committing a racially motivated hate crime resulting in the death of a Black man.

Florida man charged with hate crime in deadly stabbing of Black man at gas station in Kansas City

A Florida man is accused of fatally stabbing a Black man to death at a Kansas City, Missouri, gas station because of his race, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday

Developing . . .