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Motive Still Unknown In Knife Attacks

Last updated on Monday, June 19, 2006

(HARDINSBURG) - Indiana State Police are still trying to determine the motive for an attack on three teens in southern Indiana Thursday.

26-year-old Joseph Abell of Hardinsburg is being held without bond in the Washington County jail on charges of murder and attempted murder.

State Police say Abell killed his 17-year-old brother David and then stabbed a 17-year-old and 14-year-old boy. Both of the injured teens are now listed in fair condition after being taken to hospitals in Louisville.

Investigators are awaiting autopsy results to find out the cause of death for David Abell.

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