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Crookston man arrested in fatal stabbing of father

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Police arrested a Crookston man in the North Broadway Apartment building here Sunday night as the suspect in the stabbing death of his father, 58-year-old Jerome Anthony Abel.


Before police detained 27-year-old Jacob Anthony Abel, he stood, bloodied, holding a knife in the apartment hallway for nearly 10 minutes yelling that he committed the crime, according to a police release and a neighbor in the apartment.

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