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Charges: Man stabbed father 2 dozen times

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CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — A 27-year-old man is accused of stabbing his father two dozen times in the head and neck while killing him in a Crookston apartment.

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Jacob Abel was charged Tuesday with first- and second-degree murder.

According to the complaint, Abel told authorities after the stabbing that he "was going to be famous."

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