ArgumentError: invalid byte sequence in UTF-8

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i am getting the following error in the log then logstash fails to accept new messages

{:timestamp=>"2014-08-26T07:58:32.480000-0700", :message=>"Exception in filterworker", "exception"=>#<ArgumentError: invalid byte sequence in UTF-8>, "backtrace"=>["org/jruby/RubyString.java:5127:in `scan'", "/opt/logstash/lib/logstash/filters/kv.rb:209:in `parse'", "/opt/logstash/lib/logstash/filters/kv.rb:175:in `filter'", "(eval):245:in `initialize'", "org/jruby/RubyProc.java:271:in `call'", "/opt/logstash/lib/logstash/pipeline.rb:262:in `filter'", "/opt/logstash/lib/logstash/pipeline.rb:203:in `filterworker'", "/opt/logstash/lib/logstash/pipeline.rb:143:in `start_filters'"], :level=>:error}

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jeffrey

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