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Justin Ward and Reporter | February 9, 2012
A man charged with murder in connection to a double homicide in Pittsylvania County last summer will spend 17 years in prison. Jerry Gwynn, Jr. was sentenced today by a Pittsylvania County Curcuit Court jury this afternoon. He was acquitted of a murder charge but found guilty of burglary and using a gun with force during the burglary. Last August police arrested Gwynn and another man after their car was seen leaving a house in a rural section of Pittsylvania County near Danville.
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WDBJ Web Staff | May 21, 2012
A gunshot victim who was being rushed to the hospital when the car he was in crashed in Henry County had been shot 10 times. Three other people in the car died as a result of the accident. An autopsy revealed that Lamar Ward died as a result of the gunshot wounds, prior to the accident. Ward was being taken to the hospital when the car he was in crashed. Three other people died as a result of the April 28 accident: Manesha S. Ward, 24 years old; Takea Shade Turner, 21; Lazarius Amare Woods, 6 months old. Indictments have been issued for Lamont Anthony Woods for first-degree murder, use of a firearm in commission of first-degree murder, and child endangerment.
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Karen Kiley and Tim Saunders and Reporters | August 2, 2010
Bond hearing reveals details about the death of a southside toddler 28 month old, Tyler McCoy died last October. After a nearly 10-month long investigation, charges were filed against his father's ex-girlfriend: Stephanie Scates. Investigators say Scates was home alone with the child at the time of McCoy's death. Scates says she's innocent and told investigators the child died after falling down the stairs. Prosecutors paint a very different and much more malicious picture.
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WDBJ Web Staff | April 11, 2011
Lynchburg police have arrested a 17 year old from Lynchburg in connection with a deadly shooting this morning. He's been charged with murder and using a firearm in the commission of a felony. -------------------------------------------- Police in Lynchburg are looking into a homicide that occurred shortly before 12:30 a.m. Monday. They were called to the Millwood Apartments near Graves Mill Road and found Timothy Antoine Irving dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Police are currently looking for two persons of interest.  Anyone with information can contact Lynchburg Police or Central Virginia Crimestoppers.
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News 7 Web Staff | September 25, 2010
UPDATED: Sunday 11:30 p.m. There have been no arrests yet in a shooting Friday evening in Roanoke's Old Southwest neighborhood. A 17-year-old boy died after multiple shots were fired at an apartment complex on Woods Avenue. Police have decided not to release the teenager's name this weekend because of his age. UPDATED: 11:15 a.m. Roanoke Police say a 17-year-old was killed in the shooting in the 600 block of Woods Avenue Friday night. No arrests have been made.
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Web Staff | November 21, 2012
UPDATE: November 22, 3:00 pm- A Roanoke man has now been charged with murder in a domestic incident in Hurt Park Wednesday. Police have charged Claude Ndumurwanko after they say he stabbed his wife, Miriam Ndarugiriye, and tried to hang himself. Their children were locked inside the home on Salem Avenue during the alleged incident and an adult son likely saved Ndurmurwanko's life. He is currently in the Roanoke city jail. Here is the news release from Roanoke City Police: The Roanoke Police Department makes an arrest in the homicide that occurred on November 21, 2012, in the 1300 block of Salem Avenue.
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Keith Humphry and Anchor/Reporter | March 11, 2011
Roanoke's cold case investigator may get some help applying unusual technology to some of the city's 43 unsolved homicide cases. The murder of Donald Seis remains a mystery five years after he was killed in his apartment on King George Avenue in Old Southwest Roanoke. Detective L.P. Manning says he has submitted evidence to the crime lab in the Seis case that could solve it by using mitochondrial DNA. "We have some people that we're looking at," says Manning. "We're either trying to either clear them as suspects or confirm that they are suspects.
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WDBJ7 Web Staff | February 6, 2013
A man found dead in Danville on Saturday evening has been identified. Investigators say Arturo Almilcar Cadena-Alfaro, 27, was found shot to death. He is from the state of Coahuila in Mexico. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Danville Police Department at (434) 799-6508 or (434) 799-5111. =============================== 2 p.m. Wednesday : Preliminary information shows that a man found dead Saturday evening in Danville is from out of the country.
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April 7, 2011
Danville Police are releasing more information about a body found Thursday morning near the Danville Expressway. Lieutenant Scott Eanes with the Danville Police Department says a driver spotted the body in a ditch next to an entrance ramp on the expressway. The body has been identified as Kendra Stokes of Danville.  The 24 year old had been shot "multiple times," according to Eanes. Police estimate Stokes had been dead for at least eight hours when her body was found around 7:30 Thursday morning.
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Bethany Tucker and NEWS 7 Associate Producer | December 10, 2011
Update - 4:12 p.m.: Danville Police say Walter Ricardo Robinson, Jr. and DeAsia Judia Lampkin have been arrested in connection with Friday's murder. 21 year old Robinson is charged with first degree murder, and 22 year old Lampkin is charged with accessory to murder.  Both are being held in the Danville City Jail without bond. In addition, authorities have identified the victim as 22 year old Jordan Yasmine Sade Griffin. Anyone with additional information about this murder is encouraged to call Danville Crimestoppers at (434)
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