According to other testimony, both were stabbed more than 60 times each. Claudia begged him to stop as she died. Prosecutors say Marsh confessed to then mutilating their bodies.
During a preliminary hearing, investigators testified they not only had a detailed confession of stabbing each victim dozens of times, but they say he admitted he had thought about killing people since he was 10.
The Davis teenager charged in the brutal murder of an elderly couple will be back in court today.
While a motive may never be known, CBS13 obtained court documents that show a list of the suspect’s apparent mental issues.
Shackled in a shirt and tie, showing little emotion, Daniel Marsh, 16, asked for a public defender, saying he couldn’t afford counsel.
The 16-year-old accused in the stabbing death of an elderly Davis couple is headed to court for the first time Wednesday.
Daniel Marsh, 16, is accused of killing Chip Northup, 87, and his 76-year-old wife, Claudia Maupin, in April.
Daniel Marsh, 16, faces two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Oliver Northup and Claudia Maupin. In addition, there are a series of enhancements added.
The arrest came as the FBI searched two Davis homes today—one of them only two doors down from where Chip Northup and Claudia Maupin were found dead in their bed in April.
According to Northup’s family, the couple was found laying in their bed. Family members called police after not hearing from the couple. Without any obvious motive—the Northups say nothing was taken from the couple’s home—they are at a loss.