Man arrested in mother, grandmother’s deaths
Troubled 23-year-old was apprehended by officials at the Canadian border
A Lynn man apprehended Tuesday night as he tried to cross the Canadian border allegedly admitted to Canadian customs authorities that he had slit the throats of his mother and grandmother and then dumped their bodies at a Saugus elementary school earlier in the day. Joseph Wright, 23, will face two murder charges in the case, authorities said. Wright allegedly killed his mother, Donna Breau, 54, and his grandmother, Melba Trahant, 83, according to a sworn statement filed in support of an arrest warrant.