Guilty plea in Crookston stabbing death
A Crookston man pleaded guilty this week to murdering his father a year ago by stabbing him two dozen times in the apartment they shared. Jacob Abel, 28, faces up to 40 years in prison when he's sentenced in March.
Abel entered a guilty plea Wednesday to the lesser charge facing him: second-degree murder in the violent death of his father, Jerome Abel, Feb. 5, 2012, in their Crookston apartment.
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