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Songwriter charged in death of Oteri's father

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(FROM USA TODAY) – Country songwriter Richard William Fagan, 61, has been arrested and charged with criminal homicide in the Saturday night stabbing death of Saturday Night Live alum Cheri Oteri’s 69-year-old father, Gaetano Thomas Oteri. According to police, Fagan, who was Oteri’s roommate, admitted to drinking six shots of alcohol that night, pulling out a pocket knife, and stabbing the victim. Fagan is listed as co-writer on hits by singer John Michael Montgomery, including ”Sold (the Grundy County Auction Incident),” ”Be My Baby Tonight,” and ”I Miss You a Little.” (USA Today)