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Criminal complaint: Crookston man stabbed father 2 dozen times

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Jacob Anthony Abel stabbed his defenseless father two dozen times in the head and neck while murdering him Sunday night in a Crookston apartment, according to allegations in a criminal complaint filed today in Polk County District Court.


Abel, 27, is charged with premeditated murder in the first degree and murder in the second degree in the brutal stabbing of his father, Jerome Abel.

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