Virginia teen accused of killing mother, brother arrested in N.C.


Virginia teen accused of killing mother, brother arrested in N.C.
A house became a crime scene, and a teen is being sought by police after a man found his wife and 7-year-old child were found dead Friday night in Midland, Va. (Source: WJLA/CNN)

MIDLAND, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy suspected of fatally shooting his mother and his 6-year-old brother in their Virginia home has been arrested in North Carolina.

News outlets reported that Levi H. Norwood’s father found his wife and younger son dead from gunshot wounds when he returned to their Midland, Virginia, home on Friday evening.

Authorities say Norwood shot and wounded his father, who escaped and called for help.

A sheriff’s office spokesman says the search for Norwood ended Saturday when he was apprehended in North Carolina, after a store’s employees reported a shoplifter to police.

UPDATE: 2/15 @ 5:40PM LEVI NORWOOD has been APPREHENDED. Wanted for the murder of his mother and brother, Levi Norwood...

Posted by Fauquier County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, February 15, 2020

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