Christopher Speight

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Three Teens, Young Boy Among Va. Shooter's Victims

Christopher Speight charged; house littered with explosives

(Newser) - Three teenagers and a 4-year-old boy were among the eight victims of a Virginia gunman, according to authorities in Appomattox say. Security guard Christopher Speight has been charged with first-degree murder in the shootings, which claimed the lives of his sister-in-law, her teen daughter, her husband, and the couple's young... More »

Suspect in 8 Va. Slayings Surrenders

Man gives himself up at residence where bodies were found

(Newser) - A Virginia man turned himself in to police this morning, surrendering to two officers outside the Appomattox home where police believe he shot and killed eight people yesterday. Police had thought they had Christopher Speight surrounded in a nearby wooded area. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that he surrendered without incident,... More »

Va. Cops Corner Killer in Woods

8 dead after gunman rampage

(Newser) - Some 100 Virginia police have converged on a heavily wooded area to surround a gunman suspected of killing 8 people. Christopher Speight, 39, nearly shot down a pursuing police helicopter when one of his bullets ruptured the fuel tank. The police hunt was triggered after officers discovered 7 men and... More »

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