Arson

Paul Caneiro appears in Monmouth County Superior Court for a detention hearing on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Freehold, N.J. Caneiro, 51, faces four counts of murder, along with arson and weapons charges, in the deaths of his brother Keith; Keith's wife, Jennifer; their 11-year-old son, Jesse; and their 8-year-old daughter, Sophia. (Patti Sapone/NJ Advance Media via AP, Pool)
November 30, 2018 - 11:49 am
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey businessman charged with killing his brother and the brother's wife and two children pleaded not guilty Friday, as his lawyers said he loved his family dearly and never would have hurt them. A prosecutor said a financial dispute was behind the killings in the...
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FILE - This Nov. 21, 2018, booking file photo provided by the Ocean Township Police Department shows Paul Caneiro. Authorities filed charges Thursday, Nov. 29, against Caneiro, the brother of a man whose body was found along with his wife and children after their New Jersey mansion was set on fire. (Ocean Township Police Department, File)
November 30, 2018 - 11:26 am
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey businessman charged with killing his brother and the brother's wife and two children pleaded not guilty Friday, as his lawyers said he loved his family dearly and never would have hurt them. The killing has shocked the affluent horse country community of Colts...
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FILE - This Nov. 21, 2018, booking file photo provided by the Ocean Township Police Department shows Paul Caneiro. Authorities filed charges Thursday, Nov. 29, against Caneiro, the brother of a man whose body was found along with his wife and children after their New Jersey mansion was set on fire. (Ocean Township Police Department, File)
November 30, 2018 - 10:37 am
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey businessman charged with killing his brother and the brother's wife and two children has pleaded not guilty. Paul Caneiro (kah-NEH'-roh) entered his plea during a brief court hearing Friday. He faces four counts of murder, along with arson and weapons charges, in...
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Tributes are hung on a fence in front of the house that was the site of a quadruple homicide in Colts Neck, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Prosecutors say financial motives led a New Jersey technology executive to kill his brother, the brother's wife and their young children before setting fire to their two homes. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 29, 2018 - 6:44 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey technology executive was charged Thursday with killing his brother and the brother's family over a business dispute, and then setting fire to their mansion and his own house in an attempt to cover up the crimes. Paul Caneiro, 51, was charged with four counts of...
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Tributes are hung on a fence in front of the house that was the site of a quadruple homicide in Colts Neck, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Prosecutors say financial motives led a New Jersey technology executive to kill his brother, the brother's wife and their young children before setting fire to their two homes. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 29, 2018 - 6:30 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey technology executive was charged Thursday with killing his brother and the brother's family over a business dispute, and then setting fire to their mansion and his own house in an attempt to cover up the crimes. Paul Caneiro, 51, was charged with four counts of...
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FILE - This Nov. 21, 2018, booking file photo provided by the Ocean Township Police Department shows Paul Caneiro. Authorities filed charges Thursday, Nov. 29, against Caneiro, the brother of a man whose body was found along with his wife and children after their New Jersey mansion was set on fire. (Ocean Township Police Department, File)
November 29, 2018 - 12:44 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey tech executive was charged Thursday with killing his brother and the brother's family over a business dispute and then setting fire to their mansion and his own house in an attempt to cover up the crimes. Paul Caneiro, 51, was charged with four counts of murder as...
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FILE - This Nov. 21, 2018, booking file photo provided by the Ocean Township Police Department shows Paul Caneiro. Authorities filed charges Thursday, Nov. 29, against Caneiro, the brother of a man whose body was found along with his wife and children after their New Jersey mansion was set on fire. (Ocean Township Police Department, File)
November 29, 2018 - 12:30 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey tech executive was charged Thursday with killing his brother and the brother's family as a result of a business dispute and then setting fire to their mansion and his own house in an attempt to cover up the crimes. Paul Caneiro, 51, was charged with four counts of...
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FILE - This Nov. 21, 2018, booking file photo provided by the Ocean Township Police Department shows Paul Caneiro. Authorities filed charges Thursday, Nov. 29, against Caneiro, the brother of a man whose body was found along with his wife and children after their New Jersey mansion was set on fire. (Ocean Township Police Department, File)
November 29, 2018 - 12:13 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey tech executive was accused Thursday of killing his brother and the brother's family as a result of a business dispute and then setting fire to their mansion and his own house in an attempt to cover up the crimes. Paul Caneiro, 51, was charged with four counts of...
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FILE - This Nov. 21, 2018, booking file photo provided by the Ocean Township Police Department shows Paul Caneiro. Authorities filed charges Thursday, Nov. 29, against Caneiro, the brother of a man whose body was found along with his wife and children after their New Jersey mansion was set on fire. (Ocean Township Police Department, File)
November 29, 2018 - 10:47 am
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey tech executive was charged Thursday with murder in the deaths of his brother's family, whose bodies were found last week at their burning mansion. Paul Caneiro, 51, was charged with four counts of murder as well as arson and two weapons violations in the deaths of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2018 file photo, firefighters work the scene of a fatal fire in Colts Neck,N.J. The bodies of Keith Caneiro, his wife Jennifer Caneiro, and their children Jesse, 11, and Sophia 8, were found at the scene: all victims of an apparent homicide. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray, File)
November 28, 2018 - 6:08 pm
COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a family found dead as their mansion burned (all times local): 6 p.m. New evidence is postponing the detention hearing of a New Jersey man charged with setting fire to his home the same day his brother's family died amid a fire at their own house. A lawyer for...
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