WOODBRIDGE, Va – A man was stabbed to death while trying to detain a theft suspect outside the Burlington Coat Factory in Woodbridge, Prince William County Police said.

The homicide occurred at the Potomac Mills Mall in the 2700 block of Potomac Mills Circle around 2 p.m. Saturday, reported WUSA9.

Apparently two employees confronted a suspected shoplifter as he was leaving the building. The confrontation led to a fight. During the struggle one of the employees was stabbed to death. He was identified as Larry Donnell Drumgole, 44. The other employee was not injured.

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Police identified Jamel Carlos Kingsbury, 35, as their primary suspect. They discovered he had been involved in a previous unrelated domestic call earlier in the day. Officers have obtained a warrant for his arrest, but his whereabouts are unknown.

WUSA9 report

Kingsbury fled the scene, possibly on foot, police said. They conducted an extensive search of the area but were unable to locate him.

Kingsbury is described as a black male, 6’2″ tall, 190 pounds with black hair and green eyes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police at (703) 792-6500 or CrimeSolvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

(Photo source Prince William County Police via WUSA news screenshot)