Authorities arrest person of interest in Sunport slayings in Missouri
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Authorities have confirmed that Sean Lannon was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service in St. Louis, Missouri Wednesday morning.
Lannon was wanted in connection to the four bodies that were found at the Albuquerque Sunport last Friday. He was also wanted out of New Jersey in connection to a homicide that occurred on March 8.
Lannon allegedly forced his way into a friend’s home, and bludgeoned a man to death.
A witness told investigators that, in a phone call, Lannon said he "murdered his wife and her boyfriends in New Mexico, and he is "extremely sorry for all the things he has done.
According to Grants Police, one of the Sunport victims was identified as Lannon’s ex-wife, Jennifer Lannon. Police also said she and the other victims, Matthew Miller and Jesten Mata, were friends, and were all reported missing around the same time in January.
In recent years, Sean Lannon filed for divorce, child custody and a restraining order against Jennifer Lannon.
The fourth Sunport victim, Randal Apostalon, was known to give rides for money. Police said he was homeless and lived out of his car, which was the same car the bodies were found in.
Officials said Lannon flew into Philadelphia Thursday with his three kids, who are safe.
APD homicide detectives are traveling to St. Louis to try to interview Lannon.