On October 26, 2011, at approximately 5 p.m. Ocean City Police responded to 800
Edgewater Avenue, in reference to a stabbing.
When officers arrived at the scene they observed an intoxicated male later identified as Walter Leslie Everett 49, of Ocean City, attempt to stop officers from entering the residence. Police entered the house and located a 59-year-old male victim in the kitchen who had been stabbed once in the chest.
The victim was taken by Ocean City Paramedics to Peninsula Regional Medical Center and is expected to make a full recovery.
Investigation at the scene revealed Everett to be the suspect who stabbed the victim and was subsequently placed under arrest. The motive for the stabbing is unknown at this time. After Everett’s arrest during the booking process he also assaulted a police officer at the Ocean City Public Safety Building.
Everett has been charged with:
- 1st Degree Assault (felony)
- 2nd Degree Assault, two counts (misdemeanor)
- Reckless Endangerment (misdemeanor)
Everett was seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner and is being held on a $100,000 bond. Everett has been transferred to the Worcester County Jail.