Georgia man accused of stabbing his brother to death

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JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a man is accused of stabbing his brother to death in front of their family.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Joseph Oliver was arrested Monday on charges of aggravated assault and malice murder.

A Clayton County Sheriff's Office statement says Oliver allegedly stabbed the brother after a dispute at their home near Jonesboro. Officials tell the newspaper that the brothers' father, mother and grandmother witnessed the stabbing. The victim was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. Authorities say Oliver was found with a knife on him.

It's unclear if he has a lawyer who could comment.

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