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Mansion-slaying case: Clues on cellphone put suspicion on victims' son
Mansion-slaying case: Clues on cellphone put suspicion on victims' son

A college dropout accused of gunning down his parents in February as they slept in their San Juan Capistrano mansion became a suspect in the double homicide only after authorities unearthed clues on his cellphone, according to a just-released grand jury transcript. Ashton Sachs, 20, had looked up Wikipedia articles on the different degrees of murder, searched for airline tickets and made arrangements to have his car transported back to Seattle, where he lived, the transcript said. Working with those clues, authorities said they determined Sachs had fatally shot his parents and left his 8-year-old brother paralyzed after scaling a wall outside the mansion and breaking into the house,...

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