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Double Murder in White County

Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing Mother, 7 Year-old Sister

2/2/2013

Authorities in White County are investigating a double murder that left a mother and her 7 year-old daughter dead..

Police were called to a home in the 56-hundred block of E. Richey Park in Monticello early this morning after receiving a 911 call about a possible stabbing. When they arrived they found 41-year old Michelle Haskins and her daughter, 7-year old Jillian Haskins, suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Police say Michelle Haskins was able to call police before succumbing to her injuries. The 7 year-old girl was taken to White County Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Officers arrested Haskins' son, 20-year old David Rodenbarger and charged him with the murders. Authorities say they are still investigating and haven't released a possible motive for the killings.

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