Destin Man Charged in Stabbing

A Destin man is accused of stabbing his nephew early Friday morning during an argument in their home.

52-year-old Dennis Edward Clarke of 419 Main Street is charged with aggravated battery – domestic violence.

Okaloosa County sheriff's investigators say Clarke was arguing with his nephew, 32-year-old Jeremy LaGrone, around 2 a.m. Friday morning in the living room.

The argument turned physical. They say Clarke stabbed LaGrone in the back with an 8-inch serrated bread knife.

At last word LaGrone was in guarded condition at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola.