28-year-old man arrested in connection with February murder in Pittsylvania County
On Friday, authorities said they arrested Daniel Neal, 28 years old, and are charging him with murder, entering a house with intent to commit murder, rape, robbery, or arson, and the use or display of a firearm in committing a felony.
Man arrested, charged with killing his female cab driver in Danville
DANVILLE, Va. – Police arrested the 47-year-old man believed to have killed his cab driver on Sunday night. Police also charged Fultz with the robbery of Carter’s Quick Shoppe at 3103 West Main Street on Dec. 27, 2020. ORIGINAL STORYDanville Police are investigating after responding to a medical emergency in the 500 block of Gay Street Sunday night. Just before 9 p.m., Danville Police were called to the 500 block of Gay Street for a medical emergency. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000, or via the crime tips line on your computer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authorities say victim in Wythe County shooting was suspect’s step-son
WYTHE COUNTY, Va. – UPDATE, 09/21 8:45 A.M. Authorities have identified the victim of a shooting that stemmed from domestic violence over the weekend in Wythe County, as well as the suspect, who is his step-father. According to the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office, deputies at the scene found Chad Norris, 30, dead in the yard in front of the home on Vineland Drive in Barren Springs on Saturday evening. Hosey is being held without bond at the New River Regional Jail, according to the sheriff’s office. ORIGINAL STORYThe Wythe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that they say is from domestic violence.
‘She was just a beautiful person’: Pittsylvania County homicide victim remembered for care, compassion
PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – “She was just a beautiful person, a beautiful soul.”A family member of the woman state police say was killed in her own home on Mt. in Pittsylvania County Thursday afternoon could not hold back tears Friday as she stood outside the home talking to reporters about her sister’s care and compassion for others. According to the woman’s sister, the man Pittsylvania County sheriff’s deputies shot when they were called to the home Thursday was her sister’s husband. According to state police, sheriff’s deputies responded to the home Thursday afternoon when someone called 911 and said someone had been killed there. When deputies arrived, the husband had a gun and refused to put it down so he was shot.
Search continues for person of interest after man shot, killed in Bassett
BASSETT, Va. – Authorities continue searching for a person of interest after a man was shot and later died in Bassett on Friday night. They found Robert Williams, 39, of Bassett, who had been shot multiple times. Deputies performed life-saving measures but Williams was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office is trying to find a person of interest, Douglas Gillespie, 25, of Bassett. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or Crime Stoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).
Person of interest arrested in connection with Bedford County homicide
Authorities arrested Dalton Holbrook in connection with a Bedford County homicide. UPDATEAuthorities are searching for the man they say stole the car of a man found dead in his Bedford County home Thursday. ORIGINAL STORYThe Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after finding a man dead inside his home in Moneta on Thursday. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after finding a man dead inside his home in Moneta on Thursday. Anyone with additional information about the car or what happened is asked to call the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-7827.
Officers take part in HEART walk after deadly Danville shooting
DANVILLE, Va. – The Danville Police Department remained tight-lipped Thursday afternoon about the arrest of a person of interest in Wednesday’s homicide. Danville police officers and a Danville Pittsylvania Community Services representative talk to a resident on Idlewood Terrace during Thursday's HEART walk. On Thursday afternoon, a couple dozen police officers and members of Danville Pittsylvania Community Services participated in a HEART walk in the neighborhood where Smith was killed. A homicide affects the entire city of Danville, it affects the perception of Danville from those outside the city and within," Chivvis said. The homicide remained under investigation Thursday and the police department did not rule out the possibility of more arrests.
Police identify two bodies found in Roanoke home
ROANOKE, Va. – UPDATE 3/5/20Search warrants reveal that an alleged abduction in Vinton led law enforcement to a scene in Roanoke where they found two people dead. The documents say 42-year-old April Barnicoat and 44-year-old Eric Surface were found in different rooms of a house on Queen Anne Drive. Several neighbors said the victims — April Barnicoat, 42, of Roanoke, and Eric Surface, 44, of Salem — lived at the residence on the 1600 block of Queen Anne Drive SE where police found their bodies. April Barnicoat, 42, of Roanoke, and Eric Surface, 44, of Salem, were found at about 4:30 p.m. Just after 4:30 p.m., Roanoke Police responded to a residence in the 1600 block of Queen Anne Drive SE for a well-being check.
Second person charged in connection with Lynchburg homicide
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Lynchburg police have arrested another person in connection with a December homicide. Dakota Scott, 25, of Lynchburg, is charged with felony murder, conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery in connection with 31-year-old Darius Saunders Jr.'s death, according to Lynchburg police. The homicide happened on Dec. 28 in the 600 block of Gum Street. 10 News previously reported that a 15-year-old was also charged in connection with Saunders Jr.'s death. The teen told officers that he shot Saunders Jr. in a drug deal gone wrong, in which an unknown person tried to rob him and he took a gun and shot the suspected robber, according to search warrants.