Police have arrested a 27-year-old man suspected of murdering both his parents and another woman in a triple murder in Newport Beach, California.
Camden Nicholson was detained on Wednesday night after Irvine Police Department officials contacted him at the Irvine Medical Center emergency meeting.
The Irvine police then contacted Newport Beach officers to request welfare checks at the Nicholson family house, where the three bodies were found in the exclusive gated community of Bonita Canyon.
Two of the victims have been called locally as entrepreneur Richard Nicholson, 64, a clinical laboratory researcher who ran a chain of laboratories in Southern California and wife Kim, 61
According to local news reports The third victim was a female cleaner at the house, and it is not known how the three were killed.
The Newport Beach Police Department has not yet named the three victims while their investigation continues inues.
Camden Nicholson, pictured, was detained on Wednesday night. He is suspected of murdering both his parents and another woman in a triple murder in Newport Beach
Camden, pictured at Disneyland in 2014, released by the University of Utah in 2013
Camden played golf for the University of Utah before being called to earn a full hour discharge. Nicholson was detained on Wednesday night after officers came in contact with him at the Irvine Medical Center emergency meeting
Three people were found dead in a gated community in California. They have been called locally as Camden's parents and their cleaner
The Irvine police then contacted Newport Beach officers to request welfare checks at the Nicholson family house in the exclusive gated community of Bonita Canyon  A friend to Camden's father Richard told DailyMail.com that the businessman should pursue a board meeting on Wednesday morning, but failed to turn up.
Richard was on the board of Orange County Coastkeeper, a nonprofit clean water organization.
Describe Richard as a "family man" Garry Brown, CEO and CEO of OCG, told DailyMail.com: "We had a meeting y esterday (ons) from 10.30 to 2 where Rick had confirmed he would show and he did not, and we did not hear from him.
We go through a strategic planning process for our organization and yesterday it was with the board and tomorrow (Fri) it is with the staff. was unlike him not to show.
"Rick has been in our board for a number of years. He is a very community oriented, successful businessman, very personable, athletic and a family man."
Brown said Richard was married and had two sons Cavin and Camden and said they were a "really nice family."
His wife Kim seems to have run a clothing company called Panache by Kim Nicholson.
Your eldest son Cavin , 33, is the CEO of Lifestyle Equipment and Clothing Company Bou ndary, based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Richard ran the West Pacific Medical Laboratory in Santa Fe Springs, California, until the company closed last November, according to state corporate records.
In 2001, Richard was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur for the year in the Health Sciences category.  His son Camden lives in Costa Mesa, California and Facebook, showing what appears to be a cook's uniform. He graduated from the University of Utah in 2013.
The family home, a five-bed house with an estimated $ 3.4m, sitting in a nicely gated community
Police came across suspects in Irvine Medical Center (picture above)
Home security said a police officer remained around the house for Thursday afternoon
Nicholson's family home, a five-bed house with an estimated $ 3 , 4m, sitting in a posh ga ted community in Newport Beach. The family is understood to have been members of the Mormon Church.
In his 2006 birthday, the alleged triple killer sent Camden a picture on a friend's blog, dressed in a suit on a Mormon mission in Romania.
According to a profile at mormon.org, he says "I eat breath and sleep golf" and adds that he enjoys lifting weights and studying nutrition.
I'm fascinated by the human body and its abilities. I know life is a gift, and all that surprises me, he said.
He said he played golf at the University of Utah before being called to earn a full-time mission.
He said of his faith: & # 39; I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ because I know that the most important thing in life is God's will. & # 39;
The family lived in Colorado before moving to Southern California.
Security at the Bonita Canyon Drive-gated community said a police force remained around the house until Thursday afternoon.
Richard Nicholson's brother-in-law Greg Drake, told DailyMail.com that he and his wife Katherine heard about the three deaths on Thursday morning, but declined to comment further.
A neighbor, Tien Lemay, 50, told the LA Times that she saw the crime scene tape and police cars outside Nicholson's house when she went to her son in school on Thursday morning.
& # 39; This will push your kids a little harder, & # 39; she said, adding that she didn't know the victims.
Other residents of the gates told the newspaper that they had always felt safe in their neighborhood.
& # 39; You move into certain neighborhoods, people stay to themselves, but not here; everyone is super friendly, said Kirsten Aleman, 54.
& # 39; I like the gated community because of our two young children, another local mother, Krystine Solomon, 47, Times told. "They can ride and ride their bikes and I know they are safe. It's much like my childhood."