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Prosecutor To Seek Death Penalty Against Two Teens
Updated January 5, 2014 10:15 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(CORYDON) - Southern Indiana prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against two teenagers accused of killing a Harrison County couple.

The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., reports a plea deal would have given suspects Kevin Andrew "Drew" Schuler and Austin Scott life in prison without parole in exchange for their guilty pleas to two counts of murder.

But during Friday hearings for both young men, their attorneys told a Harrison County judge they weren't ready to accept that plea deal.

County Prosecutor Otto Schalk said afterward he plans to file information seeking the death penalty against both of the defendants.

Seventy-year-old Gary Henderson and 57-year-old Asenath "Senie" Arnold were slain in their rural home in August. Arnold was beaten and stabbed to death, while Henderson suffered 23 stab wounds.

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