Daron Wint enters not guilty plea for quadruple murder

The man charged with a quadruple homicide in a Woodley Park mansion last year entered a not guilty plea to all 20 felony charges against him Friday.

Wint, 34, who appeared in D.C. Superior Court in shackles and an orange jumpsuit was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday for the alleged murder and kidnapping of Savvas Savopoulos, Amy Savopoulos, Philip Savopoulos and Veralicia Figueroa.

According to the indictment, Wint allegedly held the Savopoulos family and Figueroa inside the home, and demanded a $40,000 ransom. Wint is alleged to have stabbed and beaten Savvas and Amy Savopoulos, and Figueroa, with a bat which caused their death. He is charged with Philip’s death for allegedly beating and burning him in the fire, which led firefighters to discover the four bodies inside the Savopoulos home. The indictment also alleges Wint attempted to burn down the Savopoulos home. He is also charged for allegedly stealing an item of property from the Savopoulos home.

Two of Figueroa’s family members were present in court.

Wint is next scheduled to appear in court on May 20.


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