Police: Man arrested in connection to Hopewell double homicide

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Maurice Mulrain(Hopewell Police)
Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 9:50 AM EDT
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HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) - Police say a man has been arrested in connection to a deadly double shooting that took place in Hopewell in 2020.

On Oct. 18, around 4:05 p.m., Hopewell police say Maurice Mulrain of Hopewell was taken into custody after being apprehended by the U.S. Marshal Service for outstanding homicide charges.

The charges stem from an afternoon double shooting that happened in the 1300 block of Central Avenue more than a year ago.

The victims were identified as Julian Emmanuel Sharpe, 39, and Elisa Scott, 39,

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact Lead Detective Kate Williamson of the Hopewell Criminal Investigations Unit at 804-541-2284.

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