UPDATE: DeLand man charged in stabbing at laundromat
June 3, 2018
(DeLand, FL) - A 51-year-old man is in custody after stabbing another man in the neck outside a North DeLand laundromat.
Terrance Calkins of DeLand was arrested and is being charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after stabbing Donald Frenier, 50, of DeLand in the neck outside of Boulevard Laundry, 1341 N. Woodland Boulevard. The incident occurred about 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
A preliminary investigation found both Calkins and Frenier were doing laundry when a verbal altercation broke out. It is unknown what sparked the altercation and whether the two men knew each other before the incident.
Calkins was on the scene when police arrived and was taken into custody.
Frenier was taken to Florida Hospital DeLand before being transferred to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach where he is in critical but stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available.