Suspect accused of stabbing elderly couple behind bars - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Suspect accused of stabbing elderly couple behind bars

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An elderly couple was stabbed to death in two separate crime scenes miles apart, but police say they have a suspect behind bars.

Police say 80-year-old Margarine Haywood was stabbed to death at a Merrillville hospital early Friday morning.

Officers investigating her murder went to her home in Gary to find her 88-year-old husband James Haywood dead. He had also been stabbed.

Police say the person in custody knew both victims, but at this time are not releasing details about the relationship.

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