July 6, 6:30 p.m. - Dean Finocchiaro, 19, gets into a vehicle at his home on Hampton Drive in the Hampton Bridge section of Langhorne and isn't seen or heard from again, Middletown Township Police say in a news release asking for the public's help to find him. He's reported missing by his mother after not showing for work the next night.
6:53 p.m. - Meo's girlfriend receives her last text message from him. When he also misses work the next day, his mother calls police to report her diabetic and insulin-dependent son is missing.
July 8, 5 p.m. - A male from Bensalem says he got a call from Dinardo. They agreed to meet in Bensalem, where Dinardo allegedly offered to sell an older-model Nissan Maxima for $500, the male later tells investigators.
4 a.m. - Police find Meo's champagne-colored 1996 Nissan Maxima in a garage on property owned by the Dinardo family on the 2800 block of Aquetong Road in Solebury, less than 2 miles from where Sturgis' car was found. Meo's keys and car title (not endorsed for transfer) are folded up and hanging up on a wall. His diabetic supplies are inside the car.
July 10, 2 p.m. - Construction equipment arrives on site as investigators dig into the property.
July 11, 11 a.m. - The Bucks County District Attorney announces Dinardo is a "person of interest" in the investigation into the four missing young men.
July 12, 3:05 p.m. - Bucks County Detectives file theft and receiving stolen property charges against Dinardo related to Meo's car. Dinardo's bail is set at $5 million. Meanwhile, investigators remove a buried storage tank from the Solebury site and truck it away.
- Detectives interview Dinardo again later in the day and say he admitted to killing Patrick on July 5, saying it occurred during a marijuana and gun sale. He also says his cousin, 20-year-old Sean Kratz, participated in the murders of Finocchiaro, Meo and Sturgis during drug sales that were also planned robberies, according to court documents.
July 14, 12:50 p.m. - Prosecutors file homicide and related charges against Dinardo and Kratz. Both are ordered held without bail.