- Associated Press - Monday, June 26, 2017

LEBANON, Ind. (AP) - A prosecutor says he might seek the death penalty against a teenager charged in the home invasion stabbing death of a 73-year-old suburban Indianapolis man and an assault on his wife.

Boone County Prosecutor Todd Meyer says the 23 charges against 19-year-old Zachariah Wright of Lebanon including murder, attempted murder, sexual battery, burglary and criminal confinement.

Wright’s accused in the June 18 slaying of Maxwell Foster of Lebanon and the assault of his 68-year-old wife, Sonia.

Meyer says prosecutors will review the case to determine whether to seek the death penalty.

Investigators told a news conference Monday that blood stains found on Wright’s clothing matched that of the Fosters.

Wright has been held in jail since Sunday on a probation violation. He told WXIN-TV he didn’t commit the crimes.

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