HOLMDEL, N.J. – A whole lot of mourners gathered Sunday for the funeral of a New Jersey household whose our bodies had been discovered at their burning mansion two days earlier than Thanksgiving.
The service for Keith Caneiro; his spouse, Jennifer, and their two younger youngsters, Jesse and Sophia, befell on the Holmdel Funeral dwelling in Holmdel, lower than a mile away from their dwelling in Colts Neck. Keith Caneiro’s older brother, Paul, is charged with the killings and has pleaded not responsible.
The couple’s family issued an announcement Sunday saying they had been “grateful for the outpouring of affection and help we now have acquired” from associates and the neighborhood. Additionally they requested for privateness as they grieve.
“The passing of those 4 lovely individuals was tragic, sudden and incomprehensible and, such as you, we’re heartbroken. Could all of us take consolation within the great recollections and unimaginable moments of pleasure they gave to all of us,” the assertion learn.
The household was discovered useless Nov. 20 at their smooth $1.5 million mansion.
Authorities have stated Paul Caneiro shot his brother, shot and stabbed his sister-in-law, and stabbed the youngsters earlier than daybreak, then set the mansion on hearth and returned to his Ocean Township dwelling. He’s accused of setting hearth to that residence as his spouse and two grownup daughters slept upstairs. All three safely escaped from the house.
Throughout a court docket listening to Friday, Paul Caneiro pleaded not responsible to the homicide prices and to arson counts stemming from each fires.
Monmouth County prosecutors have known as the motive for the slayings “monetary” and stated Paul Caneiro set the hearth at his dwelling to destroy proof and to make it seem somebody was concentrating on his prolonged household. Nonetheless, protection legal professionals say they have not seen any proof their shopper was financially strapped and had no purpose to kill his brother’s household.
The brothers had began a pc consulting enterprise in Brooklyn that had grown to have 26 workers by 2001, with shoppers together with Citibank. They’d renamed it Sq. One, and moved to the quieter New Jersey suburbs. They married and began households — with every brother standing up for the opposite at their weddings — and added a pest management firm alongside the way in which.
The killings have startled the prosperous horse-country neighborhood of Colts Neck, dwelling to Bruce Springsteen and the place former “Each day Present” host Jon Stewart and his spouse run an animal sanctuary.