Michael McStay speaks in a news conference at San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Head Quarter on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in San Bernardino, Calif. San Bernardino County Sheriff Edward J. McMahon confirmed Joseph McStay and his 43-year-old wife, Summer, were found in shallow graves in the Mojave Desert this week. The couple and their two sons disappeared in February 2010. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Four skeletons found in shallow graves in the Southern California desert are believed to be those of a San Diego County family that vanished three years ago, police said Friday, resolving one mystery and raising a host of new questions about what happened to the seemingly happy couple and their two young sons.
The McStay family — 40-year-old Joseph, his 43-year-old wife, Summer, and their sons Gianni, 4, and Joseph Jr., 3 — were apparent homicide victims, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon said.
Police now will try to piece together what led the McStays to disappear and end up 100 miles from their home, not far off Login to read more