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Breaking News: Man arrested in Martinsville C-store murder/robbery

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From the Henry County Sheriff’s Office…

Media Release
UPDATE – Arrest in Homicide / Malicious Wounding / Robbery Investigation
June 14, 2010

Steven O’Neal Porter, a 26 year-old male, of 3424 Columbus Drive, Bassett, VA and currently incarcerated in the Henry County Jail, was arrested this evening for first degree murder, malicious wounding, robbery and three counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony. Steven O’Neal Porter was arrested at the Henry County Jail this evening at approx. 9:00 pm. He is being held without bond and a photo is attached below.

This investigation has been a cooperative effort of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, the Martinsville Police Department, the Virginia State Police, ATF Task Force Officers and the U S Marshall Service.
This arrest is in reference to the homicide, malicious wounding and robbery which occurred at B G’s Express, 1777 Old Chatham Road, Martinsville, VA on Friday, May 28, 2010, shortly after midnight.
The homicide victim, Nirmal Singh, 57 year old male of Chatham Heights Road, was found in B G’s Express with gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene. William Thomas, a second employee was wounded in this same incident and he was treated and hospitalized at Memorial Hospital.

This investigation is continuing and anyone having any information about this incident is requested to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office or the Martinsville Police Department at 276-638-8751.

The Crimestoppers Program offers reward money up to $1000.00 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information provided determine the amount of reward paid. Call Crimestoppers – 63-CRIME (632-7463).

2 comments to Breaking News: Man arrested in Martinsville C-store murder/robbery

  • Susan Granger

    Kudos to all of the law enforcement personnel who helped locate and arrest all three of these criminals. Afte watching the video, it was plain to see that these creatures were out to kill. How cruel to take someone’s life for nothing. Now these animals will be off the street for good!!!!

  • kill them just like they kill my dady i want to shoot them

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