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Crystal Coast Motel Manager Stabbed

A manager of a Crystal Coast motel is recovering after he was stabbed Thursday afternoon.

Atlantic Beach police say it happened at the Oceanana Motel around 4:00 p.m. They were told the day manager, Edmund Ferrell, asked Eddie Day to leave the property. It turned into a verbal altercation and escalated into Ferrell being stabbed.

Officers say they were able to captured the 71-year-old Day after he drove his vehicle through a children's playground area at the motel.

The victim was transferred to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Day, who lives in Goldsboro, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and careless and reckless driving. His bond was set at $25,000.


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