Arrest made in stabbing on Cocoa Beach

Police continue to investigate beach stabbing

Author: Daniel Dahm, Managing Editor of,
Published On: Jan 14 2014 09:04:36 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 15 2014 08:03:00 AM EST
Florida beach

A 50-year-old man was arrested in the stabbing of another man on Cocoa Beach.

David Robert Laudahl, of Cocoa Beach, was arrested Tuesday on attempted second-degree murder charges.

Cocoa Beach police were called around 6:45 p.m. Monday to the beach end of Hendry Avenue and found a man who had been stabbed several times.

The man was airlifted to Holmes Regional Hospital in Melbourne with critical injuries.

Police said Laudahl was later arrested and taken to the Brevard County Jail.

Anyone with information about the attack is urged to call Cocoa Beach police or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.