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Man charged in connection with Martinsville murder arrested in Southampton County

Police say Martin shot and killed 34-year-old Tyrone Herndon Dec. 30

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Police have arrested a man charged with a Martinsville murder.

Shortly before noon Thursday, Martinsville police and officers from several other jurisdictions arrested 24-year-old Terrell Martin in Southampton County.

Police say Martin shot and killed 34-year-old Tyrone Herndon Dec. 30 following a fight at a gas station on Brookdale Street.

He is charged with first-degree murder.