Collier County man accused of stabbing two children while they slept

Reporter: Lauren Leslie Writer: Matthew Seaver
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Crime scene van near the scene of the stabbing. (Credit: WINK News)

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office says two children are in stable condition after it appeared they were stabbed while sleeping Wednesday night.

Deputies have arrested Trevor Kilian, 47, for the stabbing. They say when they arrived at a home on Ibis Cove Circle, they found Kilian on the floor of the master bedroom with self-inflicted cuts on both of his arms with a knife lying nearby.

According to the arrest report, one of the kids was found with two stab wounds in the back, the other had a stab wound to the chest. Both children had collapsed lungs. One of the victims is 7 years old, while the other is only 5.

“I couldn’t believe it. I was shocked. Absolutely shocked and heartbroken,” said Judith Morton, who lives on Ibis Cove.

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