Saturday, August 6, 2011

Jordan Adam Criado remanded after Killing his Wife and FOUR Children before Burning their House down - 5th Aug 2011

A father-of-four accused of stabbing his wife and four young children before setting fire to their house and killing all five victims has been jailed on a charge of aggravated murder.

Jordan Adam Criado, 51, was discharged from the Rogue Valley Medical Center in Medford and was immediately taken to the Jackson County Jail.

Criado was in hospital as a result of smoke inhalation in the July 18 fire and was unconscious and on a ventilator for days.

Criado's wife Tabasha and children died following the blaze at their home in Medford, Oregon.

Firefighters desperately gave CPR to the family on the lawn in front of their home, but quickly realised they also had stab wounds.

The deaths of Mrs Paige-Criado, 30, and her children - Elijah, 7; Isaac, 6; Andrew, 5; and Aurora, 2 — was officially listed as smoke inhalation. Stab wounds to the neck were listed as an additional cause of death for Isaac and Andrew. Read More