TEMPLE, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: According to the Temple Police Department, the woman involved in a stabbing on South 7th Street is still in the hospital.
Temple Police tell FOX 44 News the woman is “awake, alert and talking,” and seems as if she will recover.
This comes after police detained a suspect in this stabbing. Officers originally received the call at 5:40 a.m. Thursday, regarding the woman who was stabbed. She was transported to Baylor Scott and White Health, and was reported to have life-threatening injuries.
When officers arrived at the hospital, they found the suspect in the parking lot and detained him. He has been identified as 33-year-old Laquinton Rashaud Idlebird, who listed an address in Killeen.
The incident first occurred in the 400 block of South 7th Street, then Idlebird transported the victim to the hospital. Idlebird was then transported to the Bell County Jail, where he was listed as being held on a third-degree felony charge.
This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477.