Former Mormon missionary ‘murdered his multi-millionaire wealthy parents and their house cleaner at their gated $3.4m Newport Beach, Calif. home’ on Wednesday
Camden Nicholson, 27, was taken into custody on Wednesday night at a hospital Emergency Room miles away, after police bumped into him
The three bodies were found in the upscale gated community of Bonita Canyon
Irvine cops came into contact with suspect in the emergency room of the Irvine Medical Center, then alerted Newport Beach police to execute a welfare check on the home
Cops found entrepreneur Richard Nicholson, 64, a clinical lab scientist who ran a chain of laboratories in Southern California, and wife Kim, 61, dead in their multi-millon dollar mansion
The third victim was an unnamed female cleaner at the house
Businessman Richard Nicholson had failed to turn up to a meeting Wednesday morning
Camden Nicholson, [photo], was taken into custody on Wednesday night on the suspicion of murdering both his parents and a female domestic staffer at the home in a triple homicide in Newport Beach
Police have arrested a 27-year-old man who is suspected of murdering both his parents and another woman in a triple homicide in Newport Beach, California.
Camden Nicholson was taken into custody on Wednesday night after officers from the Irvine Police Department came into contact with him in the emergency room of the Irvine Medical Center.
Irvine police then contacted officers in Newport Beach to request a welfare check at the Nicholson family home where the three bodies were found in the upscale gated community of Bonita Canyon.
Two of the victims were identified as homeowners Richard Nicholson, 64, and his wife Kim, 61. Entrepreneur Richard a clinical lab scientist who ran a chain of laboratories in Southern California had failed to turn for a meeting on Wednesday.
According to local news reports the third victim was a female cleaner at the house and it’s not known how the three were killed.
The Nicholson family home, a five-bed house worth an estimated $3.4m, sits in a posh gated Bonita Canyon community on Newport Beach, Cal
Their older son Cavin is CEO of lifestyle gear and apparel company Boundary, based out of Salt Lake City, Utah.
The family lived in Colorado before moving to southern California.
Richard ran West Pacific Medical Laboratory in Santa Fe Springs, California, until the business shut down in November last year, according to the state’s corporation records.
In 2001 Richard was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Health Sciences category.
Second son Camden, 27, who lives in Costa Mesa, California, graduated from the University of Utah in 2013. He was taken into custody on Wednesday night on suspicion of murdering his parents after officers came into contact with him in the emergency room of the Irvine Medical Center
The Nicholson’s family home, a five-bed house worth an estimated $3.4m, sits in a posh gated community in Newport Beach. The family is understood to have been members of the Church of Mormon.
In 2006, on his 21st birthday, alleged triple murderer Camden posted a picture on a friend’s blog, dressed in a suit on a Mormon mission in Romania.
Camden Nicholson [L-R], played golf for the University of Utah, before being called to serve a full-time mission. Nicholson was taken into custody on Wednesday night after officers came into contact with him in the emergency room of the Irvine Medical Center
According to a profile on mormon.org he says ‘I eat breath and sleep Golf’, adding that he enjoys lifting weights and studying about nutrition.
‘I am fascinated with the Human Body and its abilities. I know life is a gift and everything about it amazes me,’ he said.
He said he played golf for the University of Utah, before being called to serve a full-time mission.
He said of his faith: ‘I am a member of Jesus Christ’s Church because I know the most important thing in life is doing God’s will.’
Security at the Bonita Canyon Drive gated community said a police cordon remained around the house into Thursday afternoon.