Thomas FeyCourtesy photo / Sheriff's deputies are looking for Thomas Fey, shown in an updated photo, whom they have named as the suspect in the stabbings of his parents Sunday in the Deltona home they share. If you see him, please call 9-1-1 and report his immediate whereabouts.

DELTONA -- Volusia County Sheriff's deputies are continuing to search for 28-year-old Thomas Fey, whom they have named as a suspect in the 5 p.m. Sunday stabbings of his parents in the Deltona home they all shared at 3215 Hyder Ave.

The father, Thomas Fey, 60, and the mother, Theresa Fey, 54, were listed early this morning in stable condition at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, where each was admitted for multiple stab wounds. Sheriff's officials did not go into greater detail on the stab wounds except to say the father underwent emergency surgery.


Courtesy photo / Shelton Cover was being held at the Volusia County Branch Jail after being charged with leaving his 4-year-old son alone in a car.

DELTONA -- A South Florida man was arrested Sunday afternoon when it was discovered that he had left a 4-year-old boy alone in his Toyota Camry rental for at least 13 minutes while he went into a grocery store.

"The boy was unharmed, but was in potential danger in a warm car with the windows rolled up, the car off and the doors locked," Volusia County Sheriff's spokesman Brandon Haught said of the incident in the Publix Shopping Center, 2783 Elkcam Blvd.

Shelton Cover, 32, of Hollywood, was charged with leaving a child younger than 6 unattended, a felony.

The boy was unharmed and turned over to his mother who was called to the scene by deputies. A concerned citizen saw Cover get out of his vehicle in the parking lot of the Publix at about 2:39 p.m. Cover went into the store, leaving the boy in the back seat alone Haught said.

"Deputies and the Deltona Fire Department were called to the scene where they saw the boy sweating and nervous but alert," the Sheriff's spokesman said. "It was 86 degrees with a 90 degree heat index at the time. Firefighters pried open a door, got the boy out and had him checked out by EVAC Ambulance paramedics."

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DELTONA -- Investigators have vruled the deaths of two adults found blooodied in front of a home Sunday afternoon a double homicide, a Volusia County Sheriff's spokesman said.

DELTONA, FLA. -- A man is shot in the back in a drug-related incident in his Deltona residence a couple of days ago. Another man is stabbed to death Friday night in his Deltona home. A little more than a week ago a man was murdered in the Burger King restaurant. 


DELTONA, Fla. -- More than six months after Hurricane Maria walloped Puerto Rico, thousands still remain without electrical power, and that has Zenaida Denizac feeling frustrated, even with reports there may be the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel.


DELTONA, Fla -- The Volusia County Sheriff's Office has identified Colynn R. Mertz, a 2-year-old boy (DOB 6/20/2015), of 2066 Dalton Ave., Deltona, as the victim of drowning in the family pool at that location Wednesday afternoon. 


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DELTONA, Fla. -- A 2-year-old boy drowned this afternoon in a swimming pool at a home in Deltona.


DELTONA, Fla. -- Zenaida Denizac has raised $5,780 in the past 12 days for relief aid to her brethren in her hometown of Mayaquez, Puerto Rico.

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SANFORD, Fla. -- My wife, Sera King-Frederick, is a native of Ponce, Puerto Rico, who was raised in Aguada, both communiities on the western side of the island.

She and other family members here in Sanford, Lake Mary and Orlando, have had very little contact with literally dozens of loved ones on the island, many of them forced to feek shelter, their homes reduced to rubble.