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Suspect in Evansville violent crime spree appears in court

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The Evansville man suspected of going on a violent crime spree last month has faced a judge for the first time.

John Jackson Jr., 24, is accused of stabbing an Evansville cab driver and cutting a convenience store clerk during a robbery.

In court Thursday, Jackson was charged with 2 counts attempted murder, 2 counts armed robbery, and 1 residential entry.

Jackson's next court appearance for those charges will be February 13th.

He is also a suspect in the stabbing death of 33-year-old Nicholas Mathew.

We will have much more on this story tonight on 14 News at 5.

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