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Cheri Oteri's Father Murdered

Cheri Oteri's Father Murdered

The father of Saturday Night Live alumnus Cheri Oteri was stabbed to death by his songwriting partner/roommate on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn.

Authorities have arrested and charged Richard William Fagan with criminal homicide in the death of 69-year-old Gaetano Thomas Oteri. The incident reportedly took place at Fagan‘s home in South Nashville.

Cheri, 45, has been informed of her father’s death, according to police.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Oteri family.

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  • Candles

    Oh my gosh! That’s so horrible.

  • Ally

    oh god… thats horrible :( :( :(
    my heart goes out to the Otari family

  • peggy

    such a waste of life and talent. rip : (

  • Helen

    such a waste


    my thoughts and prayers are with her and her family

  • Mike

    My thoughts are with her and her family…

  • denise

    OMG, that’s awful! My thoughts are with her and her family

  • Marieme

    Poor sweetheart…

  • Jo

    God that’s harsh
    Thoughts right to her and the family =(

  • Nando

    My condolences to Cheri. :(

  • marianne moorehump

    That so sad!

  • lovethekid

    who does that? RIP

  • pretty_green_girl

    This is such a tragedy. My prayers are with Cheri and her family during this difficult time.

  • sheryl

    Such tragic news. My heart goes out to Cheri. What a horrible waste!

  • maeghan

    That’s so sad. I’m sorry for her loss.

  • Jessica

    omigoodness, sad! my prayers go out to the family!


    Omgg thatss so sad,,
    I hope he rest in peace,, in heaven ((:

    My prayers to all the family,,

    )): ):

  • Michelle

    So sad!


    My prayers and condolences to her family..

  • Maria

    Deepest Sympathy to Cheri and her family

  • http://GPost Team Lara Croft

    bless his soul…i love cheri!

  • t

    Wow, I can’t even believe, and someone he knew and lived with too. Her poor family.

  • inair

    that’s horrible! my prayers go out to the family!

  • andrew

    this is unnervingly too real…who does that?

    Deepest sympathies to Cheri and all that are affected by this…