Man accused of stabbing brother to death

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Columbia County Sheriff's Office booking photo of Anthony Avallone

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. - A Columbia County man is charged with manslaughter in the stabbing death of his brother Tuesday afternoon.

Anthony Avallone, 32, is accused of killing Matthew Avallone in a dispute at their home in the 1300 block of Southwest Dekle Road just before 1 p.m.

Deputies said they found Matthew unresponsive on the ground outside the home with a stab wound to his chest. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Investigators said an argument led to the stabbing.

Anthony was arrested and booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility.

Deputies said their investigation is ongoing.

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