Arrest Made In Sarasota Restaurant Murder

Sarasota deputies have tracked down the man who allegedly beat a restaurant manager after not paying a bill.

51-year-old Andrew Tian died a few days later.

20-year-old Juan De Dios Rodriguez has now been charged with manslaughter and is being held at the Sarasota county jail on no bond.

It all stems from a terrible crime at the New Dynasty Chinese Buffet.

On the night of July 14th, Rodriguez and two friends ate then took off without paying.

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight said, “[Rodriguez] did not want to pay a $35.31 bill.”

 

Source: NBC News

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