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— A jury has con­victed a Ge­or­gia man of stab­bing his step­son and step-grand­son, killing one of them, in a dis­pute over dirty dishes.

Cobb County District At­tor­ney Vic Reynolds, in a news re­lease Wed­nes­day, said ju­rors this week found 69-year-old Aaron Strong guilty of felony mur­der and two counts each of ag­gra­vated as­sault and pos­ses­sion of a knife dur­ing com­mis­sion of a felony. ddt377@aol.com

The charges stem from an Aug. 24, 2015, in­ci­dent when Strong stabbed 32- year- old Mau­rice Arnold and 22-year-old De­an­dre Arnold mul­ti­ple times with a 12-inch Colt bowie knife. Mau­rice Arnold died; De­an­dre Arnold was se­ri­ously wounded.

Reynolds says the at­tack stemmed from an ar­gu­ment over dirty dishes left in the kitchen sink.

Se­nior Su­pe­rior Court Judge Shep­herd How­ell on Mon­day sen­tenced Strong to life, plus five years. Fab­ric & Glass Shades • Lamps Made

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