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By Jeff Pack

Jurors hear Merritt's interview with detectives, testimony from examiners


Last updated 2/1/2019 at 2:47pm

John Bluth testifies about the day he found human bones near where investigators say is the shallow grave site containing the remains of the McStay family near Victorville.

SAN BERNARDINO - Jurors in the trial of Charles "Chase" Merritt, charged with murder in the deaths of the McStay family of Fallbrook, heard the interviewing of Merritt by San Diego County investigators in the days after the family's disappearance.

"Up until the fourth, I can't remember a day that I haven't talked to him," Merritt told investigators in the Feb. 17, 2010, interview. "Almost every day, 10 to 15 times. (It's) been going on for at least two years."

He said the two were closely tied together by business with Joseph McStay's Earth Inspired Products and in the interview, said he w...

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