Brother, 65, arrested in Kentucky stabbing deaths of his 2 sisters, one from Houston

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Police in Kentucky say the brother of two women who died after being found stabbed in Hopkinsville has been taken into custody.

Local news agencies report Hopkinsville police say 65-year-old Robert Jerry Rogers has been arrested and charged with two counts of murder.

Officers were called Sunday morning to a home, where they found 69-year-old Francis Carolyn Coleman of Houston, Texas, and 62-year-old Joanne Rogers of Hopkinsville both stabbed.

Officials say Joanne Rogers died at the scene. Coleman was taken to the hospital, where she died.

Police say they found the suspect inside the residence with blood on himself and his clothes. It isn't immediately clear if he has an attorney.

Police haven't released a motive in the deaths, which remain under investigation.


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