Charles Merritt Convicted of McStay Family Murders

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Published on 10 Jun 2019, 21:15
Charles Merritt was found guilty on all counts in the murders of the McStay family, it was announced Monday. The case captivated America: The family, Joseph and Summer McStay and their two sons, 3 and 4 years old, disappeared abruptly from their Fallbrook, California, home in 2010, bowls of popcorn left uneaten and no signs of forced entry. Merritt, Joseph's business partner, was eventually arrested and charged with their murders. Now, it will be decided whether he faces the death penalty.