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Customer complains about food order at restaurant and ends up in hospital, police say

Antoine Kendrick is accused of hitting a 67-year-old customer at a fast-food restaurant in Prescott Valley on Tuesday.

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — An argument at a fast-food restaurant in Prescott Valley ended with a customer dying weeks after an employee allegedly attacked him. 

Police say Antoine Kendrick, a 35-year-old employee of a Wendy's restaurant near North Glassford Hill Road, struck a 67-year-old customer on July 26.

The customer died on Aug. 5, according to an update from Prescott Valley police on Monday.

The customer originally made a complaint about his food order, and Kendrick allegedly responded by walking out from behind the service counter and hitting the customer's head. 

The customer then fell to the floor and lost consciousness, police say. 

The victim had to be airlifted to the hospital to undergo medical treatment and was in critical condition until they died. 

He has not been identified. Police only said he is a resident of Dewey.

Kendrick now faces a second-degree murder charge.

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