WASHINGTON (AP) — A man charged in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper inside a Washington mansion has a new attorney.
Defense attorney Sean Hanover of Fairfax, Virginia, says he was retained on Saturday by the family of Daron Wint.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: A Cold Front Sweeps In As Severe Thunderstorm Watch Ends
Hanover entered his appearance in court on Monday and will be at a hearing Tuesday where Wint will get the opportunity to tell a judge who he wants to represent him. Wint had been represented by public defenders.READ MORE: Waterfront Partnership Of Baltimore Offers Free Exercise Classes Along Inner Harbor
Wint is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Savvas Savopoulos, his wife Amy, their 10-year-old son Philip and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa. Police say Wint held the four victims captive for roughly 18 hours until he was paid a $40,000 ransom, and then killed them and set their house on fire.MORE NEWS: Five People Shot Within An Hour On East Side Of Baltimore Sunday
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