An Arizona man purportedly beat a colleague to death with a play club in the cafeteria of an Intel building, police said.
Derrick Lemond Simmons, 50, was captured after he went after the anonymous colleague with a bat, blade and ax at the semiconductor maker’s Ocotillo grounds on Saturday, as per court reports got by Arizona Family.
Chandler police answering the scene found one individual dead with lethal obtuse power injury wounds and someone else harmed.
The second victim was reportedly injured after confronting Simmons. A spokeswoman for Chandler Police could not confirm the nature of the weapons used in the violent encounter.
Simmons, 50, was set up for the Maricopa District Prison on charges of first-degree murder and bothered attack and is being hung on a $1 million money security.
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Simmons has a past crime conviction, for exasperated attack with a lethal weapon, as per FOX10 Phoenix.
The victim’s name is being withheld until Chandler Police can notify immediate family members, a spokeswoman told Fox News.
In 2021, Intel broke ground on a $20 billion project on the Ocotillo campus, creating two chip factories in Arizona. The Arizona project was hailed at the largest private-sector investment in the state’s history.
Intel didn’t immediately respond to request for comment from Fox News Digital on Sunday.