Homicide Investigation in Monroe County

By Laurie Monteforte | lmonteforte@pahomepage.com

Published 06/16 2014 11:46PM

Updated 06/16 2014 11:56PM

Chestnuthill Twp., Monroe County-A homicide investigation is underway in Monroe County.

19-year-old David Crothers died at Pocono Medical Center Friday after being stabbed a week ago.

His mother tells Eyewitness News the stab wound was inflicted by his own brother Matthew Crothers. 

But, the mother calls it a terrible accident saying the men were fighting and things went too far.

State Police say the stabbing happened in their Chestnuthill Township home.

Matthew was already on probation for fighting earlier this spring and is now in the Monroe County Correctional Facility.

Police have not filed any charges in this case the family isn't sure when or if that will happen.

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