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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  District of Columbia Metropolitan Police maintain a perimeter around the house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, when they responded to a blaze at the house. The two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators continued to collect evidence at the house for weeks. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
FILE - In this May 22, 2015 file photo, police continue working at a fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home where 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos, the couple's 10-year-old son Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were found dead May 14. The mansion where three members of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper were slain is on the market. The 5-bedroom manor-style home with a 2-car garage in upper northwest Washington was listed last week for $3.25 million. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
FILE – In this May 22, 2015 file photo, police continue working at the Savopoulos’ fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
Police investigators continue working at a fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Friday May 22, 2015, where 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos, the couple's 10-year-old son Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were found dead May 14. U.S. marshals and police arrested a dangerous ex-convict and took his five companions into custody, safely ending a multistate manhunt in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. The fugitive task force tracked Daron Dylon Wint to New York and back before they caught up with him late Thursday (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Police investigators working a the home on Woodland Drive. (AP)
Police work the scene of a fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Friday May 22, 2015, where 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos, the couple's 10-year-old son Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were found dead May 14.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Police working at the scene. (AP)
A woman walks her dogs past the fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Friday May 22, 2015, where 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos, the couple's 10-year-old son Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were found dead May 14. U.S. marshals and police arrested a dangerous ex-convict and took his five companions into custody, safely ending a multistate manhunt in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. The fugitive task force tracked Daron Dylon Wint to New York and back before they caught up with him late Thursday (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
A woman walks her dogs past the fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Friday May 22, 2015, where 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos, the couple’s 10-year-old son Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were found dead May 14. (AP)
Investigators inspect the fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, where four people were found dead May 14. Police Chief Cathy Lanier earlier identified two of the victims found dead as 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos and his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos. Police believe the other two victims are the couple's 10-year-old son and a housekeeper. Police say the deaths are being investigated as a homicide.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Investigators inspect the fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, several days after the bodies of the victims were discovered inside. (AP)
A police car remains outside the Woodland Drive home Thursday where the Savopoulos family was found killed last week. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Police remained stationed outside the Savopoulos house on Woodland Drive for weeks. (WTOP/Nick iannelli)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  District of Columbia Metropolitan Police maintain a perimeter around the house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a fire at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Police maintained a perimeter around the house on Woodland Drive for weeks after the killings. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Crime scene tape sets a perimeter around a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Crime scene tape sets a perimeter around the Savopoulos house. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Red crime scene tape seals the front door of a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Red crime scene tape seals the front door. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  A television reporter waits to go live across the street from a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A television reporter waits to go live across the street. The shocking crime garnered international media coverage. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Smashed windows and heavy fire damage scar a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Smashed windows and heavy fire damage scarred the Savopoulos house, which was once valued at some $4.5 million. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  District of Columbia Metropolitan Police maintain a perimeter around the house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Police maintained a strict perimeter around the house for weeks. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Smashed windows and heavy fire damage scar a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Smashed windows and heavy fire damage scarred the Savopoulos house, which was once valued at some $4.5 million. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Television reporters and photographers set up across the street from a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Television reporters and photographers swarmed Woodland Drive after the murders. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 21: Mayor Muriel Bowser (L) of Washington, DC listens as Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department Cathy Lanier (R) speaks at a press conference at police headquarters May 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. Bowser and Lanier asked the public for help in locating a suspect, Daron Dylon Wint, in a quadruple murder in the killing of Savvas Savopoulos and his family. Authorities believe Wint may have traveled to the Brooklyn, New York area. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Former D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier speaks at a press conference at police headquarters May 21, 2015 in Washington, D.C., after Daron Wint is announced as a suspect in the killings. Lanier and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser asked the public for help in locating Wint. (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 21: Mayor Muriel Bowser (C) of Washington, DC listens as Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department Cathy Lanier (R) speaks at a press conference at police headquarters May 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. Bowser and Lanier asked the public for help in locating a suspect, Daron Dylon Wint, in a quadruple murder in the killing of Savvas Savopoulos and his family. Authorities believe Wint may have traveled to the Brooklyn, New York area. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, right, and then-assistant D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham of Washington, D.C., at a May 2015 news conference. A large photo of Daron Wint — identified as the prime suspect in the killings — sits on easel next to them. (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
This photo from Daron Wint’s Facebook page was released by police in 2015 when he was first announced as a suspect in the slayings and introduced as evidence during his trial. At the time of the murders, Wint hadn’t held down a full-time job for a few years and was spending hours in the gym. Prosecutors said Wint, acting alone, could have easily overpowered three adults and a child.
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01: The casket of Savvas Savopoulos is carried during a funeral service at the Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral June 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. Darron Dellon Dennis Wint, was arrested for the murders of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife, Amy, 47, and their 10 year old son, Philip along with their housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, who was killed with them.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
The casket of Savvas Savopoulos is carried during a funeral service at the Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral June 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. The funeral took place nearly two weeks after Daron Wint was arrested. (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01:  Surviving daughters Katerina Marie Savopoulos (R) and Abigal Marie Savopoulos (L) folllow behind the casket of their 10-year old brother Philip Savopoulos after a funeral service the Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral June 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. The funeral service was held for Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife, Amy, 47, and their 10 year old son, Philip who were murdered along with their housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57.  Darron Dellon Dennis Wint, was arrested and being held without bond for their murders.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Surviving daughters Katerina Marie Savopoulos (R) and Abigal Marie Savopoulos (L) folllow behind the casket of their 10-year old brother Philip Savopoulos after a funeral service the Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral June 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
Savvas Savopoulos was a successful businessman, the CEO of a construction and metal-working company called American Iron Works. The company was previously owned by Savvas’ father, an immigrant, from Greece, who came to the United States to build a family and a future. By the time Savvas took over in the early 2000s, American Iron Works had become a multimillion-dollar company.
Amy Savopoulos was a devoted mother of three. The couple also had two teen daughters who were away at boarding schools at the time of the fire. Amy would write them letters every week, signing each one “xoxo Mom.” Friends recalled her as funny, vibrant, down to earth and dedicated to raising her children and philanthropic causes.
Philip, loved Harry Potter and Hot Wheels. His sisters said he was wise beyond his years and thoughtful. He attended a private school in D.C. St. Albans, which is on the grounds of the National Cathedral. Every week when Philip would talk to his two older sisters on the phone, he’d ask them what was going wrong in their lives — so he could pray for them at chapel. Philip dreamed of being a Formula One race car driver.
Veralicia Figueroa, who went by Vera, was remembered as a nurturing soul. A wife and mother herself, she had worked for several years as the Savopoulos family’s housekeeper. Figueroa had two adult children in El Salvador where she was originally from and was planning on retiring soon and moving back home to be close to them.
While the family was held hostage, they communicated -- via phone calls and text messages -- with several people, whohad no idea what was happening inside 3201 Woodland Drive. In this text message, Amy Savopoulos asks the other family's housekeeper, Nelly Gutierrez, not to come to the house. (Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office for D.C.)
While the family was held hostage, they communicated — via phone calls and text messages — with several people, who had no idea what was happening inside 3201 Woodland Drive. In this text message, Amy Savopoulos asks the other family’s housekeeper, Nelly Gutierrez, not to come to the house. (Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office)
Nelly Gutierrez, who owns a small cleaning business and worked for the Savopoulos family for nearly 20 years, says she still struggles with guilt over the murders of the family and Vera Figueroa, after learning the family had tried to reach her while they being held captive. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  District of Columbia Metropolitan Police maintain a perimeter around the house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
FILE - In this May 22, 2015 file photo, police continue working at a fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home where 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos, the couple's 10-year-old son Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were found dead May 14. The mansion where three members of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper were slain is on the market. The 5-bedroom manor-style home with a 2-car garage in upper northwest Washington was listed last week for $3.25 million. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Police investigators continue working at a fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Friday May 22, 2015, where 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos, the couple's 10-year-old son Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were found dead May 14. U.S. marshals and police arrested a dangerous ex-convict and took his five companions into custody, safely ending a multistate manhunt in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. The fugitive task force tracked Daron Dylon Wint to New York and back before they caught up with him late Thursday (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Police work the scene of a fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Friday May 22, 2015, where 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos, the couple's 10-year-old son Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were found dead May 14.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
A woman walks her dogs past the fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Friday May 22, 2015, where 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos, his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos, the couple's 10-year-old son Philip, and housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa were found dead May 14. U.S. marshals and police arrested a dangerous ex-convict and took his five companions into custody, safely ending a multistate manhunt in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. The fugitive task force tracked Daron Dylon Wint to New York and back before they caught up with him late Thursday (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Investigators inspect the fire-damaged multimillion-dollar home in northwest Washington home, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, where four people were found dead May 14. Police Chief Cathy Lanier earlier identified two of the victims found dead as 46-year-old Savvas Savopoulos and his 47-year-old wife, Amy Savopoulos. Police believe the other two victims are the couple's 10-year-old son and a housekeeper. Police say the deaths are being investigated as a homicide.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
A police car remains outside the Woodland Drive home Thursday where the Savopoulos family was found killed last week. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  District of Columbia Metropolitan Police maintain a perimeter around the house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a fire at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Crime scene tape sets a perimeter around a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Red crime scene tape seals the front door of a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  A television reporter waits to go live across the street from a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Smashed windows and heavy fire damage scar a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  District of Columbia Metropolitan Police maintain a perimeter around the house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Smashed windows and heavy fire damage scar a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 19:  Television reporters and photographers set up across the street from a house on the 3200 block of Woodland Drive NW May 19, 2015 in Washington, DC. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife Amy, 47, their 10-year-old son Philip, and the housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, last Thursday afternoon when they responded to a blaze at the house. Two Savopoulos daughters were away in boarding school at the time. Investigators have ruled the deaths homicides and say they could continue to collect evidence at the house for another week.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 21: Mayor Muriel Bowser (L) of Washington, DC listens as Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department Cathy Lanier (R) speaks at a press conference at police headquarters May 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. Bowser and Lanier asked the public for help in locating a suspect, Daron Dylon Wint, in a quadruple murder in the killing of Savvas Savopoulos and his family. Authorities believe Wint may have traveled to the Brooklyn, New York area. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 21: Mayor Muriel Bowser (C) of Washington, DC listens as Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department Cathy Lanier (R) speaks at a press conference at police headquarters May 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. Bowser and Lanier asked the public for help in locating a suspect, Daron Dylon Wint, in a quadruple murder in the killing of Savvas Savopoulos and his family. Authorities believe Wint may have traveled to the Brooklyn, New York area. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01: The casket of Savvas Savopoulos is carried during a funeral service at the Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral June 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. Darron Dellon Dennis Wint, was arrested for the murders of Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife, Amy, 47, and their 10 year old son, Philip along with their housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57, who was killed with them.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01:  Surviving daughters Katerina Marie Savopoulos (R) and Abigal Marie Savopoulos (L) folllow behind the casket of their 10-year old brother Philip Savopoulos after a funeral service the Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral June 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. The funeral service was held for Savvas Savopoulos, 46, his wife, Amy, 47, and their 10 year old son, Philip who were murdered along with their housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa, 57.  Darron Dellon Dennis Wint, was arrested and being held without bond for their murders.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
While the family was held hostage, they communicated -- via phone calls and text messages -- with several people, whohad no idea what was happening inside 3201 Woodland Drive. In this text message, Amy Savopoulos asks the other family's housekeeper, Nelly Gutierrez, not to come to the house. (Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office for D.C.)

It was a case nightmares are made of: A D.C. power couple, their 10-year-old son and housekeeper were held hostage for nearly 24 hours and then murdered before their mansion was set ablaze.

The killings of the Savopoulos family and Vera Figueroa in May 2015 were among the most shocking crimes in recent D.C. history. Three years later, the man charged in their killings, Daron Wint, finally faced a jury. During his dramatic trial last fall, the accused killer proclaimed his innocence and tried to cast the blame on his two brothers.

In the new true crime podcast, 22 Hours: An American Nightmare, WTOP reexamines the complicated trail of evidence that led police to Daron Wint — and resulted in his conviction on four counts of first-degree murder.

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