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NEWS 7 Web Staff | December 13, 2011
Two men have been charged for their connection to a 2003 murder and robbery in Danville. A grand jury recently returned indictments on Lamontrea Arkee Davis, 31, of High Point, N.C., and Brian Lee Warren, 26, of Danville. Davis has been charged with first-degree murder and robbery. Warren has been charged with robbery. On Feb. 23, 2003, Calvin Lynn Loney was found unresponsive by a family member. The medical examiner ruled Loney's death as a homicide. Davis was arrested on Dec. 7 and is being held in the Danville City Jail without bond.
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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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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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Karen Kiley/WDBJ7 Web Staff and WDBJ | March 7, 2012
Attorneys for the families suing Virginia Tech continue to build their case against the university. The trial is now at the end of it's third day. Lawyers for families suing Virginia Tech are still presenting their evidence. There were two real headlines Wednesday in the lawsuit stemming from the April 16, 2007 shootings. One focused on the Virginia Tech police officers who investigated the first murders on April 16 when two people were killed inside a dorm room.
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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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Hollani Davis and Anchor/Reporter | September 7, 2011
Police have an extra set of eyes on the road and these don't blink. The new technology goes way beyond the average dash board cam.  It's a license plate scanner that tells police in Rocky Mount what you've done from a distance.  A computer and camera will zero in on your license plate, read it and then be able to pick up if you are wanted on any felonies. "We have actually stopped cars and not known they were homicide suspects and therefore from the safety standpoint of it, put an officer at risk," says Rocky Mount Police Chief David Cundiff.
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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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January 10, 2012
The Roanoke Police Department has arrested a man in connection with an October murder. Terrry Nicole Preston, 42, of Martinsville, turned himself into police Monday. Preston has been charged with murder in the death of 19-year-old Patrick Ryan Dennis of Roanoke. Investigators found Dennis dead on the night of Oct. 21 after a report of shots fired. Preston had already been indicted. Here is the news release from the Roanoke Police Department: The Roanoke Police Department has made an arrest in a homicide that occurred on October 21, 2011.  Terry Nicole Preston, age 42 of Martinsville, was arrested on January 9, 2012, after turning himself in to the Roanoke Police Department.  He is charged with murder in the death of Patrick Ryan Dennis, age 19 of Roanoke.  Officers responded on October 21, 2011, at approximately 10:21 p.m. to the 4100 block of Palmer Avenue in reference to shots being fired.  Upon arrival officers located the body of Mr. Dennis.  Anyone with additional information regarding this or other crimes should contact the Roanoke Police Department at (540)
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