Virginia murder suspect hid in Lamesa before surrendering

Virginia murder suspect hid in Lamesa before surrendering

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A man suspected of killing two people in Virginia has turned himself in to deputies in Lynn County.

Amos Jacob Arroyo, 32, is now awaiting extradition to face murder charges for the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her father.

The Lynn County Sheriff's Department received a call Wednesday night from a man who said he had someone who wanted to turn himself in. Deputies met Arroyo at the Allsup's in O'Donnell where an ID check revealed he was wanted for murder. 

Arroyo reportedly told authorities he had been staying in Lamesa.

He's being held with no bond on the following felony charges out of Warwick County, Virginia:

  • murder 1st degree
  • murder 1st degree
  • firearm use in commission of felony 1st offense
  • firearm use in commission of felony 1st offense
  • occupied building maliciously shoot/throw
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