Arrest made in Colonial Heights double murder
Colonial Heights Police have made an arrest in the murders of Joseph and Evelyn Bland.
27 year-old Matthew Brady, who lives in the city, is charged with two counts of capital murder and two counts of robbery.
The elderly couple were found dead in their home on January 21st. Brady’s last legal residence is just across Conduit Road from their house and although he wasn’t living there at the time, police talked to him when the bodies were found.
Investigators say a significant amount of evidence has been recovered that connects Brady to the murder scene. The State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation has been involved with the forensic investigation of the house. The State Medical Examiner determined that the Blands died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head.
John Ogle, WCVE News