A man is accused of fatally attacking an employee with a machete at a Dollar Tree store in Ohio, authorities said.
Shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 1, officers with the Upper Sandusky Police Department responded to the business after receiving a report of a man waving the weapon around.
At the scene, the officers found a worker, later identified as Keris L. Riebel, 22, dead from her wounds, but the suspect had left the store, police said.
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A short time later, police said, an officer located a suspect, 27-year-old Bethel M. Bekele, and he was taken into custody.
Police said it’s unclear how or if Riebel and Bekele knew each other, WTVG reported.
Police have not determined a motive for the deadly incident.
Bekele currently faces a murder charge, and additional charges in the case may be pending, authorities said.
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