Capital murder charges against abduction suspect

Jeffery Easley
Jeffery Easley
Brittany Smith
Brittany Smith

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Southwest Virginia man is now facing capital murder charges in the death of a woman whose daughter he allegedly abducted.

A grand jury handed down the indictment against Jeffrey Easley today.

Tina Smith, 32, was found dead in December in the Roanoke County home she shared with Easley.

There was a nationwide search for her daughter, Brittany, 12.

Brittany and Easley were found days later panhandling outside a San Francisco supermarket.

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