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EX-CONVICT ADMITS STABBING 2 BROTHERS

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An ex-convict arrested for burglary confessed to police that he stabbed two brothers to death on Friday the 13th last month - a day after his release from prison, authorities said.

Police filed capital murder charges Saturday against Rick Allan Rhoades, 27, after his arrest in the Houston area city of Pasadena in a burglary at a school. He was being held without bond Sunday in the Harris County Jail.Following the arrest Friday, Rhoades told Pasadena police he wanted to talk with Houston detectives about the Sept. 13 stabbing deaths of Charles Allen and Bradley Allen.

Houston homicide investigators said Rhoades told them that he had been drinking the night of the killings and saw Charles, 31, in the doorway of the brothers' home as he walked by.

They exchanged words, an argument followed, and Rhoades chased Allen inside. They began fighting and the suspect beat and stabbed Allen. The fight apparently awoke Bradley, 33, who was stabbed dead when he tried to intervene.

Police said Rhoades confessed because "he was tired of running."