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Roofer Faces Attempted Murder Charges In Stabbing

A Florida roofing contractor is facing attempted murder charges in connection to the stabbing of a co-worker.

According to the arrest report, Jerald Goodwin, a supervisor in an unnamed Florida roofing company, told deputies he came to the construction site and told Stevenson to move his dump truck to another location to collect roof debris. Stevenson refused. When Goodwin called another supervisor, Stevenson attacked him with a knife.

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Goodwin was found by deputies with multiple stab wounds.  He sustained a deep cut to his abdomen, a slash to a thigh and injuries to his hands. Goodwin was taken to the hospital for treatment

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office arrested 46-year-old Demarest Stevenson of Pompano Beach.

Stevenson is due in court Thursday morning.