UPDATE: Authorities arrest man in connection with Thursday’s homicide in Moneta

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MONETA, Va. (WFXR) — The man wanted in connection to a homicide that occurred in Moneta earlier this week has been found and arrested.

On Thursday, June 4, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office reported to the 6000 block of White House Road in Moneta to find 72-year-old John Menna dead in his home.

As a result of collaboration between the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, law enforcement agents in Georgia and Tennessee, the FBI, and the U.S. Marshals, Dalton Holbrook was arrested as of Saturday, June 6 for grand larceny and second degree murder.

Holbrook is being held in Chattanooga, Tennessee and, as of late Saturday afternoon, bond was being determined.

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