Friday, April 30, 2010

Suspect Arrested in Midlothian Turnpike Homicide

Craig Butler, wanted in connection with this week’s homicide at the Host Inn on Midlothian Turnpike, is in police custody.

Butler, 34, was arrested this afternoon shortly after 3 p.m. without incident by officers in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Richmond Police is working with its law enforcement partners in West Virginia on Butler’s extradition.

With the public’s assistance, Butler was identified as one of two men wanted in connection with the April 28 murder of Brandon Justin-Louis Webb at the Host Inn, 6621 Midlothian Turnpike.

Investigators ask anyone with any information about the other suspect in this homicide to call Detective Michael Gouldman at 512-2950 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.