Friends stab each other during argument over last can of beer after downing 2 casesBy Mason White 8:49 AM May 16, 2014
|Mark Durham (right) and Daniel Trent|
By: Aarav Sen
A man is dead and his dog suffered serious injuries after being stabbed during an argument over a can of beer, police in Florida said.
Daniel Trent, who was booked into the Marion County jail, said that he killed Mark Durham in self-defense.
Trent of 5460 SE 30th Place, Unit C, in Ocala, is charged with second-degree murder. He said that he argued with Durham over the last can of Natural Ice, after they had completed two cases of beer.
Trent also said that Durham grabbed a kitchen knife and cut his hand. That is when he grabbed the knife and stabbed Durham in the stomach and chest.
Durham told him to stab his dog, and he complied. Trent is being held without bail.