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Published January 25, 2013, 04:55 PM

A Crookston man pleads guilty to violently murdering his father

Crookston, MN (WDAY TV) -- A Crookston man has admittted to violently murdering his father a year ago in an apartment they shared.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Crookston, MN (WDAY TV) -- A Crookston man has admittted to violently murdering his father a year ago in an apartment they shared.

28 year old Jacob Abel pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder. He faces 40 years in prison, when he's sentenced in March.

Abel stabbed his 58 year old father, Jerome, at least 24 times, leaving much of their apartment and himself covered in blood. Police found him in a hallway, holding a knife.

He told officers he was going to be famous. The tip of the knife was found in the victim's skull.

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