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A Queens man is accused of killing a co-worker.
A Queens man has been indicted for allegedly stabbing a co-worker to death at a Yonkers restaurant this fall.
Francisco Smile Nicasio-Ramirez, 22, is accused of killing Rafael Pena with a kitchen knife at Dia & Noche on Oct. 17. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Westchester County Court on Friday after a grand jury recently indicted him on a felony charge of first-degree manslaughter and a misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, court records show.
Pena, a 54-year-old Yonkers resident, worked with Nicasio-Ramirez at the Spanish restaurant at 640 McLean Ave., Yonkers police said after the stabbing.
STABBING: Man stabbed to death at Yonkers restaurant
The two men got into an argument that turned physical, police said, and Nicasio-Ramirez stabbed Pena in the abdomen. Pena was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Nicasio-Ramirez stayed at the scene and was arrested. Police said they found the kitchen knife that was used in the attack.
Nicasio-Ramirez, a resident of Woodhaven, has been held without bail at the Westchester County jail since his arrest.
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