Restaurant Cook Stabs Co-Worker During Argument Over Gumbo Spices

June 29, 2015

The victim died from his injuries.

Gumbo is something not many take lightly, and a man was recently killed during an argument over a recipe. According to the Tallahassee Democrat, Caleb Joshua Halley — who formerly donned the Florida State University mascot costume — was stabbed by his co-worker at Buddy’s Seafood Market in Panama City Beach, Fla.

Halley was arguing with 26-year-old Orlando Thompson over the spices that should go into the restaurant’s gumbo last week and the situation escalated quickly. Halley reached for a “small wooden knife,” while Thompson grabbed a wooden board to defend himself. Thompson then “retreated…