Arrest Made In Merillville Hospital Stabbing Case

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Arrest Made In Merillville Hospital Stabbing Case

July 14, 2014 Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 4:19 PM EDT

MERILLVILLE, Ind. (21Alive) -- The son of an 80-year-old woman who was stabbed in her hospital room, has been arrested and charged with murder.

Rodney Dickinson, 60, was arrested over the weekend by police. His mother's husband was also found stabbed to death at his home in Gary. According to court documents, the woman told a nurse that it was her son who stabbed her before losing consciousness.

So far, no charges have been filed for the murder of the husband.

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