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Teenage Son Charged with Killing Former Calvary Chapel Pastor and Four Other Family Members

(Updated) 15-year-old arrested after Gregory Griego, formerly of Calvary Albuquerque, found dead at home.

Update (Jan. 24): The Associated Press has reported more details about the timeline of the shootings.

Update (Jan. 21): 15-year-old Nehemiah Griego has been charged with the deaths of five family members, including former Calvary Chapel megachurch pastor Gregory Griego, his father.

Last night, police charged Nehemiah Griego with two counts of murder and three counts of child abuse resulting in death. Police identified the victims as father Greg Griego, 51; his wife, Sarah Griego, 40; Zephania Griego, 9; Jael Griego, 5; and Angelina Griego, 2.

UPI reports that Nehemiah Griego first shot his mother multiple times, before also shooting his three youngest siblings. Later, Nehemiah Griego shot his father and left the family home "planning to go to the nearest Walmart, where he would kill more people, police said."

The family has issued the following statement:

Our family is grieving this terrible tragedy. We appreciate the prayers and support we have received and request that the media honour our ...
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