Virginia woman, boyfriend named main suspects in murder of 88-year-old relative: ‘No further suspects are sought’

9 days ago

Danville news, Virginia news.

An elderly woman was murdered at her Danville, Virginia home Sunday, and police said that her granddaughter is involved in the crime.

Lindsey Mae Johnson, 24, and her boyfriend Nicasio Antonio Guzman, 22, were arrested the following day and charged with second-degree murder in connection with Elizabeth Morris Adkins’s death.

A relative called 911 on Sunday to report finding the lifeless body of the 88-year-old at her Juless Street residence prompting a homicide investigation.

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  • “Through the assistance of the members of the local Juless Street community, the suspects in this tragic homicide were identified, arrested, and are now being held at the Danville City jail without bond,” police said.

    “The police department cannot speak on the motive for this homicide, as the investigation is ongoing, but investigators do not believe this to be a random act nor are any further suspects being sought.”

    The pair lived in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, roughly an hour drive from the decedent’s home, police said. An autopsy is being conducted to determine the manner and cause of death.