Powhatan double murder suspect arraigned

POWHATAN, VA (WWBT) - The man charged in a double murder in Powhatan appeared before a judge Wednesday morning.

Jason Overbey, 32, is charged in connection with the murder of Robert Mann, 42, and Kenneth Moore, 47. The two workers were found dead at a farm off Stave Mill Road.

Overbey was arraigned this morning.  He was appointed an attorney.  A preliminary hearing  was also set for Aug. 26.  He is being held without bond.

Friends tell us the two victims worked on that land with Overbey. There is still no word on a motive.

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