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Investigators find Chester murders weapon

CHESTER ” Plumas County sheriff’s investigators say they have narrowed the time of death and found a knife they believe was used to kill two teenagers in Chester last weekend.

Patrol Commander Gerry Hendrick says Jennifer Carrigan and her boyfriend, Steven Furtado, died of multiple stab wounds late Saturday or early Sunday. Their bodies were found inside her home in Chester, about 150 miles north of Sacramento.

The 18-year-olds were planning to attend the Chester High School prom.



Hendrick would not say whether investigators found signs of a struggle.

Carrigan’s 18-year-old former boyfriend, Reyes Carrillo Garcia, is being held on suspicion of homicide and burglary. He is scheduled to be arraigned June 4.




Compounding the tragedy, Carrigan’s brother, 20-year-old Billy Carrigan, died after crashing his pickup truck. The Berkeley City College student was rushing home from the Bay area after hearing of his sister’s death.


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