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    McStay Family Murders, Fallbrook, CA Feb. 2010

    MCSTAY MURDER MYSTERY: WAS THE MOTIVE MONEY?

    February 2, 2015

    Below is an overview of the McStay Murder Case, including New Clues from Inside the Home, Exclusive Information about a possible Motive and a detailed Timeline. Also, Chase Merritt’s criminal history, copies of the Search Warrants, and links to the full Exclusive Video I shot Inside the McStay Family Home shortly after they were murdered.This Wednesday, February 4th, marks the fifth-year anniversary of the disappearance of Joseph McStay, 40, his wife, Summer, 43, and their two sons, Gianni, 4, and Joey, 3. The entire family vanished from their Fallbrook, California, home on February 4, 2010.As prosecutors prepare for the murder trial of Chase Merritt, Joseph’s former business partner who is now charged with killing the McStay family, Merritt has just announced he will act as his own attorney at trial – which should make things very interesting. The state has still not announced if they will seek the death penalty.

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    In 2010, Joseph McStay (age 40), and his wife Summer (age 43), lived in Fallbrook, California, with their sons Gianni (age 4) and Joseph Jr. (age 3).[Only registered and activated users can see links. ] Joseph Sr. managed a company that built decorative fountains, and Summer was a licensed real estate agent.[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
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    On February 4, 2010, at 7:47 pm, a neighbor's surveillance system recorded a vehicle, later confirmed not to be the McStay family's vehicle due to muffler placement on the vehicle not matching the family's Isuzu Trooper's muffler placement. Despite the surveillance recording, the vehicle's occupants could not be seen.[Only registered and activated users can see links. ] At about 8:28 pm, a call was placed from Joseph McStay's cell phone to his business associate, Chase Merritt. The call went to voice mail. Merritt later told police that he ignored it because he was watching a movie. Joseph's cellphone pinged a tower in Fallbrook.[Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
    Over the next several days, the McStays' family and friends unsuccessfully tried to contact them. On February 15, Joseph's brother, Mike, climbed into an open window at the McStay house. He did not find his brother or his brother's family, and their two dogs were unfed in the backyard. Police were alerted prior to Mike entering the family's house, but did not act until afterwards. Although a search of the home found no evidence of struggle or[Only registered and activated users can see links. ], there were indications of a hasty departure: a carton of raw eggs had been left on the counter and two child size bowls of popcorn sat on the sofa.[Only registered and activated users can see links. ][Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
    During their investigation, the police learned that on February 8, the family's 1996 [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] was towed from a[Only registered and activated users can see links. ] parking lot in [Only registered and activated users can see links. ], near the Mexican border. It was believed that the vehicle had been parked there between 5:30 and 7 pm that evening. At 11 pm, security guards assumed that the vehicle was abandoned. The car's location from February 4 to February 8 is unknown.[Only registered and activated users can see links. ][Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

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