Nazi-Tattooed Ex Con Arson and Murder Suspect Arraigned
A paroled felon captured in New Hampshire Wednesday night was arraigned in White Creek Town Court Thursday evening on multiple murder and arson charges in the deaths of his mother, stepfather and stepbrother.
Matthew A. Slocum, 23, of White Creek, entered not guilty pleas to three counts of second-degree murder and first- and second-degree arson charges in front of White Creek Town Justice Philip J. Sica.
Slocum was denied bail by Sica and remanded to the Washington County Jail until his next court appearance at 10 a.m. on July 19.
Three police officers surrounded him during the court proceeding. Slocum remained expressionless throughout the arraignment and did not speak. He was escourted through a rear door following the arraignment.
Slocum was the focus of a widespread manhunt Wednesday in New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, after the blaze was reported about 4 a.m. at 118 Turnpike Road. He was located in Gilsum, N.H., Wednesday evening and surrendered himself to a New Hampshire State Police SWAT team after a standoff around 10 p.m.
Police found the bodies of Slocum’s mother, Lisa Slocum Harrington, her husband, Dan Harrington, and Dan Harrington’s adult son, Josh O’Brien, in the burned home. All three were shot before the home, where Slocum and his girlfriend also lived, was set ablaze, Washington County District Attorney Kevin Kortright said during the arraignment.
agreed earlier in the day to waive extradition back to New York following an appearance in Cheshire Superior Court in Keene, N.H., on a fugitive from justice charge.
Per this article Slocum has nazi tattoos on his arms