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Arizona man accused of murdering four family members

When deputies arrived on the dwelling, they discovered four individuals had been reportedly murdered by a member of their family, 21-year-old Richard Wilson.

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — A 21-year-old man is behind bars, accused of murdering four members of his personal family, authorities stated Monday.

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office stated Sunday, round 1:45 p.m., deputies obtained a frantic 911 name from a house close to Rosemead Drive and Bel Air Road, simply outdoors of Casa Grande. 

Officials stated when deputies arrived, they found four individuals had been reportedly murdered within the dwelling by a member of their family, 21-year-old Richard Wilson.

PCSO recognized the victims as 47-year-old Richard Wilson, the suspect’s father, 50 -year-old Ellen Otterman, the suspect’s mom, 16-year-old Rudy Wilson, the suspect’s sister, and 5-year-old Renaya White, the suspect’s niece. Authorities consider Wilson used a knife to kill all four victims.

PCSO stated Wilson was nonetheless on scene when deputies arrived and was arrested. Authorities stated Wilson has been booked into the Pinal County Jail on four counts of first-degree homicide and is being held on a $2.5 million bond.

“Yesterday, a terrible tragedy hit our community,” stated Sheriff Mark Lamb.

“This act of depraved violence will have long-lasting effects on all those who knew this family,” stated Lamb. “While nothing will bring their loved ones back, I send my prayers and support to everyone affected.”

The Casa Grande Elementary School District confirmed Monday that two of the victims had been a scholar and a workers member. The district stated counselors might be on website this week to assist college students and workers who might have somebody with whom to speak.

Dear CGESD Families,

It is with a heavy coronary heart that I inform you a scholar and workers member had been tragically killed over…

Posted by Casa Grande Elementary School District on Monday, September 5, 2022

12News has realized Wilson has had a number of interactions with the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office up to now.

There have been a minimum of ten requires service involving Wilson since 2019, together with assault and a drug offense, and most just lately, on July 23 for a psychological well being pickup.

Officials stated it’s too early to touch upon a potential motive.

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