Orange Park man arrested following deadly stabbing at hotel, officials say

ORANGE PARK, Fla. – A man has been arrested in connection to a fatal Sunday morning stabbing in Orange Park, according to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the arrest report, around 3:30 p.m., an employee at the Kangaroo gas station across the street from the Stay Suites on Wells Road called 911 to report that Alvin Jones, 30, came to the store and said he did something. What Jones specifically said was redacted in the report.

A witness also called 911, according to the report.

Deputies said a man was found suffering from five stab wounds to the chest and two in the back in the hallway on the second floor of the hotel. He died shortly after Clay County Fire Rescue arrived.

Alvin Jones is accused of stabbing a man to death at a Orange Park hotel (Clay County Sheriff's Office)

When deputies arrived at the gas station, they found Jones and the bloody knife used to stab the man.

After conducting an investigation, deputies arrested Jones and charged him with second-degree murder.

The sheriff’s office did not specify the relationship between the two men or provide information on what led to the stabbing.

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