A 24-year-old Rhode Island man has been charged with bludgeoning his parents with a grub hoe in the home they shared and dumping their bodies in the backyard cesspool. Suspicious authorities recovered the corpses of the missing couple with a backhoe last week, reports the East Bay Rhode Island newspaper. Police did not reveal a motive.
"It's incomprehensible that someone could kill the people who brought them into the world," said a police spokesman. Neighbors said suspect James Soares has a "violent temper" and frequently argued with his parents. "This is brutal. He was their only son," said a neighbor. "His father always kind of stuck up for him."