It was less than 24 hours before the assurances say he slaughtered his brother, sister-in-law, niece and nephew, and then torched their Colts Neck, N.J. Mansion, but for Paul Caneiro, It's Just Another Ordinary Monday.
Caneiro, 51 – who last Friday pleaded guilty to four counts of murder and other charges – what his "usual self" was about the mundane tasks of [Paul] Paul Paul, "said David Natelson, the business manager for Ecostar's Pest Management, the pest-control company's two brothers owned.
Caneiro arrived at the Asbury Park office at 10 am And left around 3 pm, spending a lot of time with his iPad, Natelson said.
"Nothing I saw on Monday
Walking past his brother's bullet -riddled corpse, Caneiro stormed inside, and then fatally stabbed his brother's wife, Jennifer Caneiro, and then turned the knife on the couple's two kids, 8-year-old Sophia and 11-year-old Jesse, police said.
Caneiro then set the manse ablaze and retreated to his ocean, NJ, home, where he ignited another fire in an attempt to create a ruse that they were under attack, authorities allege.
Prosecutors said Caneiro's motivation was "financial in nature, stemming from [Paul] and [Keith’s] joint business ventures," but did not provide details about how much money came […] 19659002] But Natelson said there were no signs Ecostar was struggling.
"I was not aware of any pressures or amounts of money that were sitting in an account," he said, stressing that he was not privy to the internal financial workings of the company.
"It was no gold mine. We were growing our revenue and investing in additional expenses. , ,
Neither brother was involved in the operation of the nine-employee company, which has been up and running since Paul's arrest the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Natelson said.
The youngest Caneiro brother, Corey, 44, who has been close to both older brothers, has been "carrying out administrative details" for the business, Natelson said.
Keith oversaw the tech company, Square One, the brothers co-owned – and which shares the same second floor space as ecostar- and he came in the office, Natelson noted.
"Three and a half years ago, Paul became more involved in the business and became more and more involved ss, "Natelson said. Keith probably in a year. "
On Saturday, a post-fire restoration company spotted outside Caneiro's charred two-story home. Orange evidence stickers and an order to vacate were pasted on the front door as a worker carrying them out of a bag. Caneiro remains in a cell at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution. His next court date is Jan. 30.
About 2 miles from the jail, a makeshift memorial of homemade Keith Caneiro's Colts Neck mansion. A child's drawing depicts the family with the sun shining above them. It's signed, "I miss you, love Adriana."
Natelson, meanwhile, said he could not believe his heinous acts, which Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said last week were some of the "Most brutal" he's ever seen.
Additional reporting by Khristina Narizhnaya
"Only an animal could do what was described by the prosecutors, and I never thought of it as an animal," he said.