ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) – A press conference will be held Wednesday, where the Albemarle Sheriff is expected to announce new information in regards to Jens Soering's murder conviction and pending pardon request.
In 1990, Soering was found guilty of murdering Nancy and Derek Haysom. He is currently serving two life sentences.
His request to be pardoned has been with Governor McAuliffe since August of last year, and the Albemarle Sheriff even wrote to McAuliffe, supporting Soering's release and deportation back to Germany.
The press conference is scheduled for 1:15 p.m.