BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Kyle Navin, 27, was officially charged Tuesday in the death of his parents, five days after their remains were found the yard of an abandoned home in Weston, state police said.
Navin, of Bridgeport, was charged with two counts of murder and one count of murder with special circumstances.
He appeared in Bridgeport Superior Court on Tuesday and was held on $2.5 million bond.
Navin has been held in federal custody since he was charged with possession of a firearm by a drug addict in September. The drugs, including heroin, and guns were found during a search of his Bridgeport home in connection with the disappearance of his parents.
He was moved from a federal prison on Rhode Island on Tuesday morning to U.S. District Court in Bridgeport for State Police to execute the arrest warrant. Navin was transferred to State Police custody at about 9 a.m. and transferred to Troop G for processing. He was read his rights, then was finger-printed and processed, state police said.
Jeanette and Jeffrey Navin of Easton were reported missing on Aug. 4. Their remains were discovered in the yard of a home on Norfield Road in Weston on Thursday afternoon and were positively identified by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner late Friday, state police said.
Kyle Navin's girlfriend, Jennifer Valiante, 31, of Westport, was taken into custody at her home at 8 p.m. Friday, police said. She was charged with conspiracy to commit murder and first-degree hindering prosecution. She appeared in court Monday and was held on $2 million bond.
Jeffrey Navin, 56, was president of J&J Refuse in Westport, where Kyle Navin was operations manager. Jeanette Navin, 55, was a library paraprofessional at Weston Intermediate School.
State Police found traces of his mother's blood in Kyle Navin's truck and of his father's blood in Kyle Navin's home. Both had been shot. Her body was wrapped in a tarp, and his was in contractor bags when the remains were dumped at the Weston home, police said. The remains were found by workers doing fall cleanup, police said.
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