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Rodenbarger prosecution for double-murder could cost $1 million

WHITE COUNTY, Ind. --- County Prosecutor Bob Guy said his decision on how to prosecute 20-year-old David Rodenbarger will not be based on money, but it could cost up to $1 million.

Guy says the case against Rodenbarger is a death-penalty-eligible case or he could get life without parole. Guy said he won't make a decision on which to pursue until he has looked at all options.

The cost of pursuing the death penalty could be anywhere from $500,000 up to $1 million dollars. Life without parole would be $50,000 to $100,000. The case could last until 2015.

Rodenbarger is accused of stabbing his mother, 41-year-old Michelle Haskins, and his half-sister, 6-year-old Jillian Haskins, to death earlier this month at their Monticello home.

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