Second person arrested in Halifax County double murder

News
A suspect in the murder of two brothers in South Boston on Dec. 7 was granted bond today.

A suspect in the murder of two brothers in South Boston on Dec. 7 was granted bond today.

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (WFXR) — A second person has been arrested in the shooting of two men in Halifax County.

Law enforcement arrested Andrew James Harlow, 18, of Halifax County with two counts of accessory to kill and murder.

Police say Harlow turned himself in Dec. 9 at the Blue Ridge Jail, Halifax, Adult Detention Center. He is being held without bond.

A 17-year-old was previously arrested in this case. The teen is unidentified. He is charged with two counts of second-degree murder.

Twenty-year-old Davonte Shamar Powell of Halifax County died at the scene from a gunshot wound to the head. A second victim, only identified as a 17-year-old resident of Halifax County, was shot in the neck. He was airlifted to Duke Hospital in North Carolina, where he died.

LATEST STORIES:

Get breaking news, weather, and sports delivered to your smartphone with the WFXR News app available on Apple and Android.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

News tips

Do you have a news tip or breaking news to share with WFXR?  Submit your tip here.

Latest News

More News

News Tip Form