Thursday, October 6, 2011

Man accused of killing wife, 3 kids returns to Newport News | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

John Moses Ragin arrived at Newport News police headquarters for questioning Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. <span class='credit'>(Newport News police)</span>

John Moses Ragin arrived at Newport News police headquarters for questioning Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (Newport News police)

John Moses Ragin was arrested Aug. 20 in South Carolina.
John Moses Ragin was arrested Aug. 20 in South Carolina.


A man suspected of killing his wife and three stepchildren proclaimed his innocence upon his return to Virginia.

John Moses Ragin arrived at Newport News police headquarters for questioning Thursday afternoon, police said.

The 36-year-old Ragin is accused of stabbing to death his wife, Crystal, and her three children, ages 6, 10 and 15. Their bodies were found in their burned Newport News apartment Aug. 19. Crystal Ragin was in the military and assigned to Fort Eustis.

Ragin was arrested Aug. 20 in South Carolina. The couple's 5-year-old son had been left with a relative.

Ragin has denied any involvement with the crime



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