The Latest: Arrest made in triple killing at California home
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a triple killing at a Southern California home (all times local):
A man who went to a hospital emergency room has been arrested on suspicion of killing three people at a Southern California home.
Newport Beach police say they arrested 27-year-old Camden Burton Nicholson of Newport Beach on Wednesday night. It’s unclear whether he has an attorney.
Irvine police talked to Nicholson in a local hospital Wednesday. They then asked Newport Beach officers to check on the welfare of residents at a large home in a gated neighborhood.
There, officers found the bodies of two women and a man.
The Los Angeles Times says property records show Nicholson is a relative of the homeowners.
The names of the victims and details of the killings haven’t been released. There’s also no word on a motive.
Authorities say two women and a man were found dead in a home in a community in Southern California.
Newport Beach police say officers made a welfare check at the home late Wednesday after a request by police in the nearby city of Irvine.
They say Irvine police asked for the check after contacting a man in a hospital emergency room. The man has been detained for investigation.
Authorities say the deaths are being investigated as homicides. They say there is no ongoing threat to the community.