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FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Sebastian County prosecutors have filed a pair of capital-murder charges against a man accused of hacking two men to death with a machete.

Twenty-year-old Gregory Aaron Kinsey of Fort Smith is accused in the deaths of 39-year-old Brandon Prince and 32-year-old Nathan Young. Police said they arrested Kinsey last Wednesday after a witness said he saw him running from the scene.

Prosecutor Dan Shue filed two counts of capital murder Monday. Shue said he will decide later whether to seek the death penalty for Kinsey, who is being held without bail pending a hearing Wednesday. Court records do not show a lawyer listed for Kinsey.

Investigators said Kinsey told officers that he attacked Prince and Young after they confronted him.

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