Continuance requested for Farmville murder suspect hearing

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A lawyer for Farmville murder suspect Richard McCroskey filed papers today asking for a continuance for next Tuesday's hearing.

McCroskey is scheduled to appear to set a trial date. He's accused in the murders of four people last September.

McCroskey's lawyer Cary Bowen told 12 News he asked for the delay to await lab test results and a psychological evaluation.

A ruling on the motion isn't expected until next week.

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