Suspect Arrested In Relation To FarmVille MurdersSeptember 20th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez
Farmville, Va, Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police is said to have arrested a California based man on Saturday at about 11 a.m., in suspicion of the murder of four people in a college town located in Central Virginia. The person, who goes by the name of Richard Alden Samuel McCroskey III, is a 20 year old resident of the Castro Valley in California.
According to reports, it has been brought to light that, Richard had been arrested by the officials at the Richmond International Airport. It is believed that he was present at the airport to try and board a flight that would have taken him back to California. Farmville police Capt. Wade Stimpson has revealed that the airport police officials had found the murder suspect asleep in the baggage claim section in the airport. According to the police, McCroskey did not make any attempt of resistance when he was being placed under arrest. McCroskey is presently being held by the police in Farmville. He is said to be facing collective charges of first degree murder, stealing a car as well as robbery.
He is going to be produced before the court on Monday, when he would be entitled to either hire or appoint an attorney for himself. It was on Friday afternoon at near about 3 p.m. that the police had discovered the four bodies at the home of Debra S. Kelley located on the 505 First avenue in Farmville. Latest updates seem to suggest that the police are presently awaiting the reports of identification of the the murder victims that are due from the state medical examiner’s office, which is due on Monday. No further details have been revealed, including how and in what condition the bodies were found.
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