Opening arguments have wrapped and the first witnesses have been called in the trial of a Florida man accused of stabbing his passenger on I-49.
KALB is reporting Edwin Paul Frinks, Jr. was arrested last July and indicted on a charge of attempted second degree murder.
Last July, a man named Travis James was found naked, wandering on the interstate near the Turkey Creek exit. When a trooper stopped, he noticed that James had been stabbed in the chest.
According to Rapides Parish Assistant District Attorney Cheryl Carter, James was the passenger in a car with Frinks where James would often pay Frinks in crack in order to use his car.
the Sonia Quarters. He’s expected to testify later this week.
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