Charge dropped against Blacksburg man charged with hiding body of his 3-month-old daughter
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. – At this time, the case against the Blacksburg man charged with concealing the body of his 3-month-old daughter is not moving forward in court. On Thursday morning, Montgomery County Commonwealth’s Attorney Mary Pettitt dropped the single charge remaining against Andrew Terry. After a ‘hot mess’ of a trial in Sept. 2019 resulted in a mistrial, Terry was facing just a single charge of concealing a dead body. "What I can tell you is that the Roanoke Police Department has not forgotten Arieanna Day. As a community, we all mourn the loss of Arieanna Day.
What's News Today: September 25, 2019
Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia. If you would like to give your input, the meeting runs from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Bonner Middle School. The trial is expected to begin today for the father of a missing Roanoke infant. Her father, Andrew Terry, says Arienna's mother gave the baby to him, while she was clinging to life. Drive Smart Virginia holds its annual Distracted Driving Summit in Roanoke starting today.
One year since Roanoke 3-month-old disappeared, father to go on trial later this month
ROANOKE, Va. - It's been a year since a 3-month-old went missing in the Roanoke area. Arieanna Day disappeared Sept. 11, 2018. During the first week of the investigation, police announced that "circumstances related to Arieanna Day indicate that she is most likely deceased." Andrew Terry, Day's father, was accused of concealing the body of the missing 3-month-old. A jury will hear the case against Terry during a two-day jury trial starting Sept. 25.