Report: Farmville victims died of blunt force trauma to head

Richard Samuel Alden McCroskey III
Richard Samuel Alden McCroskey III

FARMVILLE, VA (WWBT) - At an 8:30 a.m. press conference this morning, Prince Edward Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Ennis announced the findings of the state medical examiner's office in the Farmville quadruple murder case.

The victims have been announced as Debra Kelley, 53, Mark Neiderbrock, 50, Emma Neiderbrock, 16 and Melanie Wells, 18.  Authorities say they each died from blunt force trauma to the head.

More homicide charges are expected to be filed against Richard Samuel Alden McCroskey III who has already been charged with the murder of pastor Mark Neiderbrock.

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