Surveillance video shows altercation before fatal stabbing in Mount Clemens

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (WJBK) -- The Macomb County Sheriff's Office is investigating the stabbing of a man who was found after his truck crashing into a pole Saturday night.

Police say that at approximately 8:20 p.m. Saturday a 2003 Dodge pickup struck a pole behind a business located near Gratiot Avenue and Park Street.

When officers arrived on the scene, they removed the driver from the vehicle and discovered he had been stabbed in the chest.  

The victim, identified as 22-year-old Alexander William Burkart, was the lone occupant of the truck.  He was pronounced dead at McLaren Hospital.

Investigators located two possible suspects through video surveillance footage.  One suspect, identified as Deandre Lee Arnold, 18, of Mount Clemens was arraigned Monday and is being held without bond in the Macomb County Jail.  

A second suspect, identified by police as Jayvon Cates remains at large and is being sought by investigators.

If you have any information regarding this crime, contact the Macomb Count Sheriff's Office.
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