ST. PETERSBURG — Police say a man killed his roommate Tuesday morning during an argument over a missing corn dog.
Anthony Kimball Smith, 56, died after he was stabbed once in the chest by a man 20 years his junior, police said.
That man, Corey Lamont Walker, 36, was arrested on a second-degree murder charge.
"It's hard to imagine someone taking a life over something so trivial," police spokesman Mike Puetz said.
Both men lived at 2860 First Ave. S, a transitional living residence run by New Faith Free Methodist Church. The pastor there could not be reached for comment Tuesday.
Authorities said someone called 911 around 9:45 a.m. Tuesday to report a stabbing at the home, where detectives said about four or five people lived. The caller said the attacker was still in the home and still armed with a knife.
"It appears that somebody pilfered a corn dog from him," Puetz said. "He was the only one there with corn dogs..."
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