Two convenience store employees have been arrested and charged with murder after they allegedly beat a customer to death with a crowbar over seven cents.
Ragheb Sulaiman, 24, and his younger brother, 19-year-old Nabil Sulaiman are being held in Miami-Dade County jail after they attacked Akil Larue Oliver after an argument turned violent Thursday night.
The incident happened at the Quick Stop Food Store located at 9720 SW 168th St.
Around 5:45 p.m., Oliver, 34, got into a shouting match with several store employees. At one point, witness claimed the angry customer began shouting racial slurs at the Sulaimans.
"The victim made many insulting statements including calling the clerk a 'f----- Arab,'" a police report stated.
An off-duty police officer escorted Oliver out of the store, but the angry man came back and began insulting the store owners again. That's when he was hit with a bottle over the head by Nabil Sulaiman.
Ragheb Sulaiman eventually joined the attack and clocked Oliver over the head with a crow bar, which proved to be a death blow.
Police believe Oliver was upset because he felt he was short changed seven cents.
Nabil Sulaiman is charged with aggravated battery and his older brother is charged with second-degree murder.