Man accused of stabbing brother to death

Author: Christopher Yazbec, News editor, News4Jax.com, cyazbec@wjxt.com
Published On: Dec 05 2013 12:14:38 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 05 2013 03:02:32 PM EST
Anthony Avallone
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -

A Columbia County man is charged with manslaughter in the stabbing death of his brother Tuesday afternoon.

Anthony Avallone, 32, is accused of killing Matthew Avallone in a dispute at their home in the 1300 block of Southwest Dekle Road just before 1 p.m.

Deputies said they found Matthew unresponsive on the ground outside the home with a stab wound to his chest. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Investigators said an argument led to the stabbing.

Anthony was arrested and booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility.

Deputies said their investigation is ongoing.