Richmond / Nelson County, VA
Our partners at CBS-19 have obtained the police mugshot from the Charlottesville / Albemarle County Regional Jail of the man arrested in connection the case of missing Alexis Murphy. According to CBS-19 reporter Chris Stover abduction suspect Randy Taylor has Weds court date in Nelson.
An 11:30 am press conference is scheduled for Monday at 11:30 AM. BRLM’s Yvette Stafford will be there.
Original story we broke at 6:47 PM Sunday 8.11.13
The FBI in Richmond has confirmed to BRLM this evening that an arrest has been made in the disappearence of Alexis Murphy. BRLM broke the story just after 6:45 PM Sunday night.
Public Relations Office, August 11, 2013 Media Coordinator: Dee Rybiski
Arrest Made in Alexis Murphy case
Commonwealth Attorney of Nelson County, Anthony Martin; Sheriff David Brooks, Nelson County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office; Colonel Steven Flaherty, Virginia State Police; and Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Jeffrey Mazanec, Federal Bureau of Investigation announce an arrest in the Alexis Murphy investigation.
This evening, an individual was taken into custody and charged with Abduction in the disappearance of Alexis Tiara Murphy. This remains an on-going investigation and law enforcement continues to request the public’s assistance as they show pictures and conduct interviews and searches.
For the continuing advancement of this sensitive investigation, the suspect’s name is not being released at this time. Additional information will be released at the appropriate time.
WCAV CBS19 News:
“More, but limited, information in the Alexis Murphy case. Unidentified suspect has been arrested, but the FBI does not say that Alexis has been found at this point.”