Police: Man stabs wife, daughter to death in North Carolina

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48-year-old Andrew Jackson Allen, Jr. was arrested Tuesday on two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.(Photo: WFMY)

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) – Police say a man killed his estranged wife and daughter during a triple-stabbing at a gas station in North Carolina.

News & Record reports (http://bit.ly/2rYVMyb) according to a statement from High Point police, 48-year-old Andrew Jackson Allen, Jr. was arrested Tuesday on two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.

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Officers responded shortly after 9 p.m. to a report of three people being stabbed in the parking lot of a gas station.

Police say Jackson had stabbed his wife, 45-year-old Vickie Bradshaw Allen, and daughter, 21-year-old Andrea Mae Allen, to death. A family friend, 16-year-old Robert Seay, suffered serious injuries that aren’t life-threatening.

Police say a “domestic-related incident” happened before the stabbing.



Further details haven’t been released.

It’s unclear if Allen has an attorney.

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Information from: News & Record, http://www.news-record.com

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