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2 men dead in Cumberland Co. stabbing

Two men are dead after a stabbing in Cumberland County late Wednesday night, authorities said.

Police were called to the scene at 11 p.m. and found Kenneth Spears, 38, and Timmy Medlin, 45, both of Burkesville, stabbed multiple times. Carl Spears, 57, was arrested and charged with one count of murder.

Billy Gregory, a public affairs officer for state police , wouldn't say what police thought Carl Spears' motive for the stabbing might be, or whether police thought Spears killed Medlin or Kenneth Spears.

Police didn't say whether Carl and Kenneth Spears were related.

Spears was being held at Adair County Jail.

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