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2 face capital murder charges in Campbell Co.

Tuesday - 3/12/2013, 11:45am  ET

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Two Lynchburg men face capital murder charges stemming from separate slayings in Campbell County.

The News & Advance ( ) reports that a grand jury charged 50-year-old Vincent Earl Spinner with capital murder, second-degree murder and robbery on Monday. The Lynchburg man is accused of killing his father-in-law, 89-year-old James Payne, last August.

Twenty-six- year-old Anthony Witt also was charged with capital murder, second-degree murder and robbery. He is accused of killing 53-year-old Barbara Martin last August.

Commonwealth's Attorney Paul McAndrews filed notice Monday that he plans to seek the death penalty against Witt.


Information from: The News & Advance,

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