Two teenage boys charged with killing Bassett man found shot, dead inside a car

One is 17 years old, other is 15 years old

Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead in a car on June 2, 2020 in Henry County
Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead in a car on June 2, 2020 in Henry County (BTW21)

HENRY COUNTY, Va. – Authorities have charged two teenage boys with killing a 20-year-old Bassett man.

Skyler Bryant, 20, died after being shot, according to the medical examiner’s office.

A 17-year-old and a 15-year-old face multiple charges in connection with his death.

The 15-year-old is charged with:

  • Second-degree murder
  • Robbery
  • Conspiracy to commit robbery
  • Using a firearm in the commission of a robbery
  • Using a firearm in the commission of murder
  • Possession of a firearm by an adjudicated juvenile felon

The 17-year-old is charged with:

  • Felony homicide
  • Robbery
  • Conspiracy to commit robbery
  • Using a firearm in the commission of a robbery

Both juveniles are in the custody at the W.W. Moore Juvenile Detention Facility.


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