Man arrested for double murder in Pittsylvania County
PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - CORRECTION: The victims were found dead after an arson fire at a mobile home along Old Mayfield Road.
EARLIER STORY: The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a double murder from December 2021.
Omar Guevara-Rodriguez of Danville is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Onesimo Fermin Silva-Garcia and 33-year-old Victor Garcia-Mayorga. The brothers had been shot to death.
The suspect is in custody in the Pittsylvania County Jail.
“I can tell you that it was a peaceful arrest, nothing out of the ordinary on it. We really don’t want to get into any of the details because it might impact his right to a fair trial,” explained Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Haskins
The victims were found dead after an arson fire in Pittsylvania County December 12 in a mobile home on West Prospect Road.
No information has been released about a possible motive.
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