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By Minyvonne Burke
A neighbor living in the house behind killed New Jersey businessman Keith Caneiro stumbled over his body as he reported a 91
In the sound issue published Wednesday by prosecutors in the Monmouth district, the man told the operator he saw smoke from the back of Caneiro's house. He also said that "a person is laying down in the front yard".
"Oh my god, here is blood," says the man, raising his voice. "It's a dead body. It's dead. Someone is dead here."
The dispatcher told the man he should listen to the audio get to a safe place.
Last week's authorities said 51-year-old Paul Caneiro killed his brother and then murdered Keith's wife Jennifer Caneiro and her two children, Jesse and Sophia. They were all found dead on the 20th of November.
The prosecution said 50-year-old Keith was shot to death. Jennifer Caneiro, 45, had been stabbed and shot. The children Jesse, 11, and Sophia, 8, were stabbed to death. The bodies of Jennifer and the children were discovered in the family's burning Colts Neck villa.
. Paul Caneiro is charged with murder of the first degree. Degree possession of a firearm for illicit purposes, possession of a third degree knife for illicit purposes, and a count of second degree increased arson. He did not plead guilty to his first court hearing last month.
The investigators said that after the death of his family members, Paul Caneiro had kindled a fire in his brother's house. He then went to his own home in Ocean Township and started a fire there, according to the prosecutors.
Monmouth District Attorney Christopher J. Gramiccioni said it thought the motive was financial. The Caneiro brothers owned two companies, a pest control company and a tech company.