Forum staff reports, Published April 10 2010
Becker County releases name of stabbing victimThe Becker County Sheriff’s Department on Friday released the identity of a man injured Thursday in a stabbing near Ponsford, Minn.
Gerald Wayne Roberts, 48, of Ponsford, suffered serious stab wounds to his abdomen and chest during the incident, which occurred about 1:51 a.m. Thursday, the Sheriff’s Department said.
Roberts underwent surgery at St. Mary’s Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes.
A condition for Roberts was not available Friday.
Several hours after the incident, authorities located and arrested a suspect identified by the Sheriff’s Department as George Robert Taylor, 22.
Ponsford is about 25 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes.