$50,000 reward for information on VT student murders

Posted by Phil Riggan - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - There's a $50,000 award for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder of two Virginia Tech students.

Virginia Tech put up $10,000 of the reward and a Lynchburg cardiologist raised the other $40,000.

A passer-by found the bodies of David Lee Metzler, 19, and Heidi Lynn Childs, 18, on August 27 at a campground in Jefferson National Forest.

Police say the two were shot to death.

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