Lynchburg woman sentenced in connection with 2020 Appomattox County murder

The incident happened in October 2020, authorities said

Keyanta Robinson (Appomattox County Sheriff's Office)

LYNCHBURG, Va. – A Lynchburg woman was sentenced in connection with the 2020 murder of a Bedford County man on Wednesday.

As we reported, the remains of a Bedford County man were found inside a burned-out vehicle in October 2020 in the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest, according to authorities.

Keyanta Robinson was the fourth person charged with the murder of Carlos Rose, according to the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office. Enrico Moss, Mik’Tavis Elonta Green, and Artenna Horsley-Robey were also charged in connection with the incident.

According to court documents, Robinson was arrested on March 18, 2021.

On Wednesday, Robinson was found guilty on three charges and received the following sentences, according to the court’s website:

  • Attempted malicious wounding: a sentence of 5 years,
  • Shooting at a vehicle: a sentence of 5 years,
  • Reckless handling of a firearm: a sentence of 12 months.

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