Images: The McStay Family

After four years, an arrest in the deaths of Joseph, Summer, Gianni and Joseph Mateo.

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Recent images of the family from the McStay family website.
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Charles Merritt appears in a San Bernardino County courtroom to hear closing arguments in his case on May 28, 2019.
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Three days before the family vanished, the defendant received an email stating he owed thousands of dollars to the company run by Joseph McStay.
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On Nov. 19, 2013, family, friends and strangers gathered in the desert in Victorville for a memorial service for the McStay family. Four crosses were planted at the burial site where the remains of the McStay family were discovered earlier this month. The Fallbrook-based family had been missing since February 2010.
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Prosecutors showed jurors images of a baby's bath towel in a McStay family photo on the right. The remnants of the baby's hooded bathtowel were found in the grave.
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Prosecutors showed jurors a paintbrush held by one of the McStay children on the left. The same paintbrush was found with a spoon and another tool inside a backpack in the grave.
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The McStay family in happier times - before their February 2010 disappearance that has stumped people across the country.
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The missing poster featuring the Fallbrook family last seen in February 2010.
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The remains of four people were discovered on November 11, 2013, in a remote desert area of Victorville, Calif. Officials later confirmed the remaions were those of McStay family.
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San Bernardino County Sheriff Edward J. McMahon, left, looks on as Michael McStay speaks in news conference at San Bernardino County Sheriff�s Department Head Quarter on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in San Bernadino, Calif. McMahon confirmed that 40-year-old Joseph McStay and his 43-year-old wife, Summer, were found in shallow graves in the Mojave Desert this week. The couple and their two sons disappeared in February 2010. McStay was a brother of one of the victims. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
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San Bernardino officials held a press conference on November 15, 2013, to announce that the remains found earlier in the week in a remote desert area of Victorville, Calif., were those of the McStay family.
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Susan McStay, mother of Joseph McStay, left, and friend of victims' family, Emily, whose last name was not given, listen during a news conference at the San Bernardino County Sheriff�s Department Headquarters on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in San Bernardino, Calif. San Bernardino County Sheriff Edward J. McMahon confirmed Joseph McStay and his 43-year-old wife, Summer, were found in shallow graves in the Mojave Desert this week. The couple and their two sons disappeared in February 2010.(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
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The remains of four people were discovered on November 11, 2013, in a remote desert area of Victorville, Calif. Officials later confirmed the remaions were those of McStay family.
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The remains of four people were discovered on November 11, 2013, in a remote desert area of Victorville, Calif. Officials later confirmed the remaions were those of McStay family.
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An image of Summer McStay courtesy of the family's website.
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An image of Joseph McStay courtesy of the family's website.
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A video captured a group of people crossing the border into Mexico February 8. Relatives doubt this shows the McStays but investigators say the family may have voluntarily left the country and headed into Mexico.
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Gianni McStay and Joseph McStay Jr.were last seen on February 4, 2010. They may be in the company of Summer McStay and Joseph McStay Sr. Joseph Jr. has a birthmark on his forehead. Joseph Sr. has tattoos on both of his shoulders. Summer may use the alias date of birth January 1, 1978. If you have any information contact 1 800-THE-LOST.
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Joseph and Summer McStay.
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The children seen with their father.
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For the first time, relatives take the media inside the McStay's house
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Inside the McStay home.
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