Chrysler Jefferson North Plant Idled Due to Worker Stabbing
"Chrysler Group is deeply saddened by events that occurred at its Jefferson North Assembly Plant this morning," the company said in a statement.
"Two employees were involved in an altercation inside the plant. One employee was stabbed and unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene. The Detroit Police Department is currently investigating. Production has been suspended for this morning and employees are being released," the statement continued.
This important factory employs almost 3,000 of Chrysler’s finest, who put together the Jeep Grand Cherokee an Dodge Durange SUVs.
The factory is poised to start making other models, such as the Jeep Grand Wagoneer and Jeep Cherokee, as well as the upcoming Maserati SUV.