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Man shows up at police department with a body in his car, admits to killing 4 people

Man shows up at police department with a body in his car, admits to killing 4 people
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CUMMINGS. >> WE’VE ALWAYS FELT SAFE THERE. BRANDI: IT’S THE PLACE THEY CALL HOME. >> IT’S A GREAT AREA. GREAT PEOPLE. BRANDI: NOW, CONSIDERED A CRIME SCENE. ROSEVILLE POLICE INVESTIGATING A QUADRUPLE HOMICIDE HERE. >> THE ADULT MALE WHO WAS DETAINED CLAIMED TO HAVE MURDERED INDIVIDUALS AT HIS RESIDENCE HERE IN ROSEVILLE. BRANDI: AROUND 12:00 P.M. MONDAY, ROSEVILLE POLICE GOT A CALL FROM MOUNT SHASTA POLICE. THEY SAID AN UNIDENTIFIED MAN CLAIMS HE KILLED FOUR PEOPLE. THREE OF THEM WERE FOUND AT HIS ROSEVILLE APARTMENT. A FOURTH VICTIM WAS WITH HIM IN THIS VEHICLE PARKED OUTSIDE TH OF THE MOUNT SHASTA POLICE STATION MORE THAN 200 MILES AWAY FROM HIS HOME. >> HE SHOWED UP AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THIS CAR WITH THE BODY. BRANDI: CHRIS OLIN, A FORMER FIREFIGHTER/EMT, SAW LAW ENFORCEMENT GOING IN AND OUT OF AN APARTMENT JUST FEET FROM HIS HOME. HE HAD NO IDEA WHAT WAS GOING ON. >> A NUMBER OF THEM WERE IN WHITE HAZMATS SUITS, WITH WHAT APPEARED TO BE SOME KIND OF RESPIRATOR OR BREATHING MASKS ON. BRANDI: HE SAYS HE ALSO SAW POLICE HELICOPTER OVERHEAD AND HEARD A MESSAGE REPEATING FOR OVER AN HOUR. >> THEY SAID THE BOY’S NAME, KNOW YOU MIGHT BE OUT THERE. A DESCRIPTION OF WHAT HE WAS WEARING AND WE NEED YOU TO CONTACT THE POLICE DEPARTMEN YOU’RE NOT IN TROUBL WE JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU’RE SAFE. BRANDI: SO FAR, POLICE HAVEN’T IDENTIFIED THE SUSPECT, NOR THE VICTIMS AND THEY DON’T KNOW WHEN THE CRIMES HAPPENED. BUT, THEY TELL KCRA THEY DON’T BELIEVE THIS WAS A RANDOM CRIME. ROSEVILLE POLICE THINK THE SUSPECT AND VICTIMS KNEW EACH OTHER. BUT, THEY ARE STILL PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER, TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT HAPPENED >> THE DETECTIVES, BOTH AT THE SCENE HERE AND DETECTIVES AT THE SCENE UP IN MOUNT SHASTA, ARE REALLY TRYING TO BACK-TRACK AND FIGURE OUT ARE THERE ADDITIONAL CRIMES THAT ARE COMMITTED. ARE THERE ADDITIONAL SCENES? THAT’S INFORMATION THAT I JUST DON’T KNOW. BRANDI: STILL MANY UNANSWERED QUESTIONS. POLICE SAYING THE MEN IN CUSTODY, THEY BELIEVE HE IS THE ONLY SUSPECT. THEY ARE SAYING THEY DON’T BELIEVE TH
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Man shows up at police department with a body in his car, admits to killing 4 people
A man walked into a California police department Monday and told officers he had killed four people, police say.One of the bodies was in the car the suspect drove to the Mt. Shasta Police Department. His three other victims were in his apartment more than 200 miles away, Roseville Police Department Captain Josh Simon said in a Monday news conference.Roseville officers learned of the man's confession around noon, when they received a call from Mt. Shasta police, who detained the suspect after he came in.Roseville is about 20 miles from Sacramento and about 212 miles from Mt. Shasta.This is an ongoing investigation in coordination with the Mt. Shasta police department, Simon said, adding police don't believe the quadruple homicide was a random act. The suspects and the victim likely knew each other, police said.Police did not identify the suspect or the victims."The sole suspect involved in this incident is in custody and we do not believe there is any ongoing threat to our community," he said.The killings, he said, will likely take a toll on the Roseville community."This can really have an effect on all our first responders and people who may or may not know these victims. So this is a very heavy impact to our community," Simon said.Chris Olin told KCRA he saw law enforcement going in and out of an apartment just feet from his home but had no idea what was going on.“A number of them were in white hazmat suits with what appeared to be some kind of respirator or breathing masks on,” he said. Police will hold another news update Tuesday morning, Simon said.KCRA contributed to this article

A man walked into a California police department Monday and told officers he had killed four people, police say.

One of the bodies was in the car the suspect drove to the Mt. Shasta Police Department. His three other victims were in his apartment more than 200 miles away, Roseville Police Department Captain Josh Simon said in a Monday news conference.

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Roseville officers learned of the man's confession around noon, when they received a call from Mt. Shasta police, who detained the suspect after he came in.

Roseville is about 20 miles from Sacramento and about 212 miles from Mt. Shasta.

This is an ongoing investigation in coordination with the Mt. Shasta police department, Simon said, adding police don't believe the quadruple homicide was a random act. The suspects and the victim likely knew each other, police said.

Police did not identify the suspect or the victims.

"The sole suspect involved in this incident is in custody and we do not believe there is any ongoing threat to our community," he said.

The killings, he said, will likely take a toll on the Roseville community.

"This can really have an effect on all our first responders and people who may or may not know these victims. So this is a very heavy impact to our community," Simon said.

Chris Olin told KCRA he saw law enforcement going in and out of an apartment just feet from his home but had no idea what was going on.

“A number of them were in white hazmat suits with what appeared to be some kind of respirator or breathing masks on,” he said.

Police will hold another news update Tuesday morning, Simon said.

KCRA contributed to this article