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Suspect Charged in Slaying of Trooper

by AP posted Mar 8 2013 12:02PM
     DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police have identified a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a trooper during a traffic stop.
     State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 28-year-old Russell E. Brown of Chesterfield was found hiding at a business about a half-mile from where Master Trooper Junius A. Walker was shot off Interstate 85 on Thursday.
     Geller says Brown has been charged with one count each of capital murder of a police officer and two felony firearm counts.
     Brown is being held without bond at the Meherrin River Regional Jail in Alberta. It wasn't known whether he has an attorney.
     The 63-year-old Walker was a 35-year State Police veteran. 
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03/08/2013 12:02PM
Suspect Charged in Slaying of Trooper
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