America Thayer beheaded LATEST – Alexis Saborit arrested in Shakopee, Minnesota after video of 'bloody body' shared

A MAN was arrested for allegedly "beheading and dumping the 'bloody body' of a Minnesota woman on the street," police said.

Disturbing footage circulating online appeared to show the moment America Thayer, 55, was dragged from her car and attacked before her body was left on the pavement in Shakopee, Minneapolis, on Wednesday.

Police said Alexis Saborit, 42, was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of second-degree murder after her grisly death as officers recovered a large knife in an alley near the scene.

Thayer and Saborit were reportedly in a relationship with each other and cops said it was "not a random act."

Thayer worked at Dollar Tree and My Pillow, where co-workers claimed she was allegedly domestically abused by the suspect, KMSP reported.

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    The police added: "She was pronounced dead at the scene.

    "Officers quickly apprehended 42-year-old Alexis Saborit of Shakopee on suspicion of second-degree murder.

    "He is being held in the Scott County Jail pending charges.

    "At this time, investigators believe the suspect knew the victim and this wasn’t a random act.

    "Investigators from the Shakopee Police Department are investigating the death."

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    The Shakopee Police Department said in a statement: "On July 28, 2021, at approximately 2:31 p.m., Shakopee Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing incident at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Spencer Street.

    "Shakopee officers found 55-year-old America Mafalda Thayer of Shakopee on the sidewalk with stab wounds."

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    Alexis Saborit, 42, had previously been convicted of gross misdemeanor domestic assault, KMSP News said.

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    Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate told Bring Me The News: "We are aware that a bystander took a video of this incident. We have that video. It is deeply disturbing that the first instinct was to post that on social media.

    "This woman has a son, has a family and people that care about her and the last place anyone should find out about a tragedy involving a loved one is via social media.

    "Thankfully we were able to apprehend this individual quickly."

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    Alexis Saborit, 42, and America Mafalda Thayer, 55, are said to have been in a relationship with each other and cops said it was "not a random act."

    Thayer worked at Dollar Tree and My Pillow, where co-workers said she was allegedly abused by the suspect, KMSP reports.

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    On Thursday, police said 42-year-old Alexis Saborit has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder following the death of 55-year-old America Mafalda Thayer

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