ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. – Phillip Westmoreland is set to enter a guilty plea this week as part of a plea deal in a deadly Rockbridge County gas explosion in 2019.
The hearing is slated to take place Thursday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m., court records show.
Westmoreland is said to be the one who delivered fuel to the South River Market gas station ahead of the explosion that killed four people.
Now, we’re told that both parties have signed a plea agreement, which will need approval from the Judge before it becomes official.
Dean did not share the details of the agreement, and 10 News has reached out to the Commonwealth’s Attorney for comment.