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    New Search Warrant Unsealed in D.C. Mansion Murders Case

    Another search warrant was revealed Wednesday evening in the investigation into the killing of four people inside a mansion along Woodland Drive NW. News4 obtained paperwork documenting allegations of violence against the suspect in the case. Meagan Fitzgerald reports. (Published Wednesday, June 10, 2015)

    A bloody baseball bat was found at the mansion in Northwest D.C. where four people were brutally slain last month, a newly released search warrant reveals.

    The warrant also reveals that one of the victims, likely business owner Savvas Savopoulos, was found with "trauma to the rear of his head." Another victim, possibly his wife Amy, was found with "lacerations to her throat and head."

    The baseball bat was found in the bedroom where another victim was found needing CPR. That victim is likely housekeeper Veralicia Figueroa, 57. Son Philip Savopoulos, 10, also was killed in the attack; his body was found burned beyond recognition in another bedroom, police have said.

    None of the victims are identified in the document. Their identities can be surmised by other information already released about the horrific attack May 13 and 14.

    The murders took place in a multi-million-dollar home in a wealthy neighborhood in the shadow of the National Cathedral; police have said that the four victims were held against their will before they were murdered and their home set on fire. 

    About $40,000 in cash was delivered to the house before the fire was discovered.

    One suspect has been named: Daron Wint. Earlier Wedensday, court records revealed more about Wint's history of violence against his then-girlfriend, who told police in 2008 that on several different occasions Wint slapped and punched her.

    Wint also grabbed her by the neck, choked her and held her against her will, the records say.

    The girlfriend suffered cuts and bruises. She requested -- and was granted -- a six-month stay-away order in December, 2008.

    Wint has a criminal history that dates to 2005, other records indicate.

    Wint, who was identified from a DNA match on a pizza crust left at the crime scene, fled D.C. after the attack and was caught as he returned, followed by a truck containing a large amount of cash.

    Wint faces a charge of first-degree murder while armed. His next court appearance is June 23.