Hammer Killer Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

By on May 11, 2016 in WNDB News

hammer in hand


Daytona Beach, FL-A man accused of using hammers to commit crimes was in court on Wednesday. Arenthius Jenkins is accused of killing one man and severely injuring another by beating them with hammers.

The attacks occurred on April 22nd at a home in Daytona Beach where the two men were working. Police arrived on scene to find Jenkins holding two bloody hammers. 60-year-old Billy Ford died from his injuries. The other victim, Terry Gross, is still recovering.

Jenkins entered a plea of not guilty on Wednesday during his arraignment. His next court date is July 11.

Arenthius Jenkins

(photo courtesy of Volusia County Jail)

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