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ARRESTED: Jeffersonville stabbing suspects taken into custody

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James Washington James Washington
Dana Eisenback Dana Eisenback

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two suspects wanted for in connection with the stabbing death of a Jeffersonville man early Monday are now in custody.

Police say 55-year-old Robert Eader was found stabbed to death early Dec. 3 in his own apartment in the 300 block of Spring Street in downtown Jeffersonville.

Thirty-five-year-old James Washington and 25-year-old Dana Eisenback were named as suspects in the case.

Police arrested Washington and Eisenback Dec. 5, according to Detective Todd Hollis.

Police say Eisenback and Washington had known Eader for several weeks. Hollis would not say why police named Washington and Eisenback as suspects, but he did say they cut Eader's throat was cut and that he had been stabbed in the chest several times.

We spoke with Eader's neighbor on Monday.

"Once I go to bed, I'm out," said Robert Monks, who lives next door to the crime scene. He did not hear anything until 5 a.m. that day. "I heard him running up and down the walkway, yelling 'Oh my God! Oh my God!'"

Washington and Eisenback are both charged with murder and dealing in cocaine.

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