Double Murder in White County
Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing Mother, 7 Year-old Sister
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.