St. Maarten Suspect Arrested in American Couple's Murder

Detectives question person of interest in the stabbing death of a South Carolina couple.
3:00 | 09/24/12

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Saint Maarten detectives now have a person of interest in the stabbing deaths of 53 year old Michael in -- -- and year old -- king of Mount Pleasant. Saint Martin's solicitor general -- dying would not say if -- teens knew the suspects. After I cannot tell you better promote the -- We're. Tracing or all kinds of things -- there is. Prior relations. Investigators say the -- bodies were discovered Friday in the Condo they -- on the island. -- his body was discovered tied to a chair her husband's body was found on the floor Stein says it does not appear to be a robbery. Our -- we know nothing was taken or it's something we we have this subject but it -- look like -- six. But again that's speculation at this point -- time. Stein did confirm the couple was making more frequent trips to the island. He says the kings did have some business deals in the making. But he's not sure of the nature of those businesses Stein would not say -- more arrests will be made. That's parents said his moment it's of course it's not -- exclusive. But it's it's very very there's -- -- actually happening. A lot of -- must but be followed. Before we can say. It's anymore on that there. Stein says according to their country's judicial system the person of interest is being held on what's called a pretrial detention. We have retreat date periods. In which we can never evidenced from -- it has been brought to court judgeships -- decision except. Magistrate. -- the search. And then he has two week. Whether or not. The rest. Properly -- Sufficient grounds to keep him.

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