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Man charged with killing grandparents in Va.

Wednesday - 2/20/2013, 1:36pm  ET

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Campbell County authorities have charged a man with killing his elderly grandparents.

Police tell media outlets that 27-year-old Robert Lee Philbrook is charged with second-degree murder and related firearms charges.

The bodies of Philbrook's grandparents, 73-year-old John Philbrook and his 71-year-old wife, Virginia, were found last Friday in their home. Both victims had been shot.

Deputies went to the home after neighbors requested a welfare check.

Robert Philbrook was arrested Tuesday. He is being held at the Campbell County Adult Detention Center.


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