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First Responders Got Disturbing Calls Before 4 People Killed

GROTON, Mass. - Documents have revealed a timeline of disturbing calls to first responders in the days before a recent college graduate was charged with fatally beating his mother, grandparents and their caretaker with a baseball bat.
The Boston Globe reports the mother of 22-year-old Orion Krause called 911 Sept. 7 worried that he was suicidal after he abruptly left the home.
Documents sent to The Portland Press Herald show a woman called police around 5 p.m. the next day to report a call her husband had gotten from Krause, a former student of his at Oberlin College. The woman says Krause told her husband, "I think I have to kill my mom.''
Police discovered the bodies of the four people that evening.
Krause has pleaded not guilty in the killings.