Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Virginia man is charged in connection to a Tennessee man's snake bite death.
38-year-old Samuel Charles Hurd is charged with 48 misdemeanor counts that include possessing dangerous wildlife.
Investigators say Hurd, who's from Gate City, had 12 live poisonous snakes - and a cooler full of dead ones.
They think Hurd might know something about the copperhead that bit and killed a man in Tennessee Saturday.