Stabbing victim dies at local hospital, suspect in custody

D’vante Green-Craine. (Jail photo)
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TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) D’vante Green-Craine, 24, of Temple, was in the Bell County Jail Friday charged with murder after a deadly stabbing.

His bond is set at $500,000.

Police initially identified him Friday as D’vante Craine-Greene.

Green-Craine was arrested just before 5 p.m. Thursday, about an hour after the victim, Jaco Whiteley, 37, died at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.

Officers responded to a report of the stabbing at around 2:55 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of East Downs near the intersection with Katy Lane, police spokeswoman Ellen Morton said in a brief press release.

“Upon arrival, they found an adult male and immediately began performing lifesaving measures,” she said.

Whiteley was taken to Scott & White Medical Center where he died just after 3:45 p.m.Thursday.

Officers arrested Green-Craine just before 4:50 p.m. in the 800 block of North 12th Street.