TAZEWELL, Va. -- Tazewell County authorities have charged a man with killing his parents at a pizza restaurant in 2009.
Authorities announced Wednesday's arrest of 32-year-old Christopher Dean Looney of Belfast at a news conference Thursday.
Looney is charged with two counts of capital murder.
The bodies of Looney's father, 52-year-old Harvey Looney, and his mother, 48-year-old Valerie Looney, were found at a Pizza Plus in Claypool Hill in late March 2009.
Looney is being held at the Southwest Regional Jail in Tazewell.
Commonwealth's attorney Dennis Lee says the slayings have been a dark cloud over the community for almost four years.
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