Production resumes today at Chrysler's Jefferson North plant in Detroit just one day after a tragedy on the line in which a worker slit the throat of another and then later killed himself.

Police said on Thursday that an ongoing dispute between two employees at the plant resulted in one stabbing the other at 7:50 AM, and then fleeing. He was found later Thursday on Belle Isle, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The names of the men were not confirmed by authorities, but co-workers and neighbors identified the man who killed his co-worker as Jeff Hunt and the slain co-worker as Keith Readus, sources have reported.

The Jefferson North plant produces the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango.

Read more here on the incident.


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      Toddley
      • 2 Years Ago
      In before people bashing unions. Workplace violence happens everywhere, so let's not go all political. This is very sad. My thoughts go out to the families of both individuals.
      budwsr25
      • 2 Years Ago
      I feel bad for the families of these two men. But Im moving to detroit and looking for a job. Is it possible that I can get one of those?
        JAS
        • 2 Years Ago
        @budwsr25
        Budwsr25 my job moved to Detroit and my spouse was having issues for 8 months trying to find work. He finally got hired as a defense contractor . You should apply at Oshkosh or BAE . On another note this area is crap and you are not missing much here, the people drive like crap a majority of the folks are rude, and from what I seen is that the school districts are not very impressive as well. I would not have moved my family here by choice.
      Heather Duncan
      • 2 Years Ago
      Getting your throat slit is not very fun. I'm really sorry for the families. This is the plant that my pt cruiser Frankie was born, it hits close to home for me.