Man Stabbed Victim Who Ate Turkey Leftovers

Teen snapped when mom's beau ate holiday grub

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Stabbed Over Leftovers

NOVEMBER 30--An Indiana man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his mother’s boyfriend after discovering the victim had eaten his Thanksgiving leftovers.

Taz Miller, 18, was charged yesterday with battery with a deadly weapon and strangulation. Pictured in the adjacent mug shot, Miller is being held in lieu of $25,000 bond.

According to a Winchester Police Department report, Miller became enraged late Sunday when he realized that his turkey was poached from the refrigerator by Christopher Teer, his mother’s 35-year-old live-in boyfriend. Miller had returned to his Winchester home with the leftovers after celebrating Thanksgiving at his grandmother’s house.

Miller, who describes himself as a “fighter and a rapper” on his Twitter page, retaliated for the pilferage by stabbing Teer in the arm and leg. Miller’s mother told cops that he had removed a “large, black handled knife” from a kitchen drawer.

Teer told police that Miller, knife in hand, said, “I’m going to fucking kill you!” He then allegedly stabbed Teer in the arm and thigh, and tried to strangle him. Teer was treated for his wounds at a local hospital.

When questioned by police, Miller acknowledged he “became angry when Mr. Teer ate his turkey” and that he grabbed a kitchen knife. Though he was wearing blood-stained clothing, the teen claimed that he “did not know if the knife caused any of the injuries” suffered by Teer.

Investigators recovered the bloody weapon from Teer’s bed. The knife’s eight-inch serrated blade was bent at a 45-degree angle, and “blood and tissue was observed on the pointed end.” (2 pages)