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Colts Neck Murder Defendant Gets New Attorney, Pleads Not Guilty

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Paul Caneiro, the 52 Ocean Township man accused of brutally murdering his brother Keith and Keith’s family last November before setting their Colts Neck home ablaze in an ill fated attempt to hide his crimes, was arraigned in Monmouth County Superior Court this morning, according to an announcement on Twitter by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Caneiro pleaded not guilty to all 16 counts of his indictment, including quadruple murder, before Superior Court Judge Joseph W. Oxley in Freehold.

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Posted: March 18th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Prosecutor: Keith and Jennifer Caneiro were both shot in the head, Kids were stabbed, to hide theft of $78,000

UPDATE: Paul Caneiro’s attorneys issued a statement which can be found here.

Jennifer and Keith Caneiro

Keith Canerio was shot four times in the head and once in the lower back.  Jennifer Caneiro was shot once in the head and stabbed multiple times in her torso.   Their children, 11 year old son Jesse and eight year old Sophia were both stabbed to death.

Paul Caneiro allegedly killed his extended family members in an attempt to conceal his theft from them of $78,180, according to documents released by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni this morning.

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Posted: February 25th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Colts Neck, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Prosecutor: Keith and Jennifer Caneiro were both shot in the head, Kids were stabbed, to hide theft of $78,000