Man charged in deaths of mother, half-sister

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

A 20-year-old north-central Indiana man has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal stabbings of his mother and half-sister.

An Indiana State Police news release says 41-year-old Michelle Haskins and 7-year-old Jillian Haskins were stabbed about 1:23 a.m. Saturday at their home in Monticello.

Police said Michelle Haskins was able to call 911 before she died. Jillian was taken to White County Memorial Hospital in Monticello and pronounced dead.

David Scott Rodenbarger is being held White County Jail, where he was charged with murder.

Police said the investigation is ongoing and had no further comment.

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