TBS Today, June 13

In December, murder suspect Theo Lengyel warned relatives that something terrible had happened — but he wouldn't say just what.

"Brace yourself," he said, according to new details revealed this week in court. "It's much worse than you can ever imagine."

This story spans Berkeley, El Cerrito and Santa Cruz County.

In 20 years, we've never covered a case like it.

"The whole thing was kinda weird," lead investigator Zack Currier of the Capitola Police Department testified Tuesday afternoon.

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Theo Lengyel played cat-and-mouse with police, reportedly taunting them for “blunders” and trying to find out why he hadn’t been arrested.

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