Levi Norwood, 17, is charged with shooting dead his mother and young brother


Virginia boy, 17, is charged with shooting dead his mother and brother, 6, at home right before ambushing and wounding his father

  • Leviathan ‘Levi’ Henry Norwood, 17, was arrested Saturday in North Carolina
  • Law enforcement had been browsing for him just after double murder Friday in Virginia
  • Norwood’s father came residence to come across his wife and young son shot dead
  • Teen son ambushed the father and fired on him, but the father escaped
  • Cops launched huge dragnet right after Norwood stole a vehicle to flee 

Leviathan 'Levi' Henry Norwood, 17, was apprehended on Saturday in North Carolina

Leviathan ‘Levi’ Henry Norwood, 17, was apprehended on Saturday in North Carolina

A 17-calendar year-outdated boy suspected of fatally capturing his mother and his 6-calendar year-outdated brother in their Virginia dwelling has been arrested in North Carolina, authorities claimed.

Leviathan ‘Levi’ Henry Norwood was apprehended on Saturday when keep staff members identified as police to report him as a possible shoplifter.

A massive manhunt for Norwood had been in influence given that Friday night, when his father Josh, 37, returned to their dwelling in Midland, Virginia to uncover his 34-yr-old wife Jen and their 6-yr-outdated son Wyatt shot useless.   

Norwood shot and wounded his father, who escaped and known as for assist, according to the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office environment. The father was in stable condition at a hospital. 

Law enforcement responded to the rural dwelling, which is surrounded by forest, and observed that Norwood had seemingly fled.

Jen Norwood, 34

Wyatt Norwood, six

Norwood’s mother Jen, 34, and brother Wyatt, six, had been observed shot lifeless in their residence on Friday night. Norwood’s father suggests he was ambushed and wounded as perfectly but survived

Police responded to the rural home, which is surrounded by forest, and found that Norwood had apparently fled. A massive manhunt was launched with drones and bloodhounds

Police responded to the rural dwelling, which is surrounded by forest, and located that Norwood experienced apparently fled. A large manhunt was launched with drones and bloodhounds

Legislation enforcement officers originally considered Norwood experienced barricaded himself inside of the family’s residence but did not obtain him in there when they entered the home soon after striving to make make contact with with him for a number of hours. 

A dragnet was launched, like police drones and bloodhounds.

Midland is about 53 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. Sheriff´s deputies blocked off streets and searched wooded locations in close proximity to the family’s dwelling.

But Norwood evaded cops and was in a position to depart the space, evidently in a stolen Toyota sedan, law enforcement explained. 

Fauquier Sheriff Robert Mosier said on Saturday afternoon that it appeared Norwood experienced stolen a vehicle about 10 miles from the house. Police ended up looking for a pink 2007 Toyota Camry with the license plate WNG 7739.

The auto experienced been noted stolen on Saturday early morning. Mosier stated bloodhounds experienced tracked Norwood’s scent to the area of the stolen car or truck.

Midland is about 53 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. Sheriff´s deputies blocked off roads and searched wooded areas near the family's home

Midland is about 53 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. Sheriff´s deputies blocked off roads and searched wooded locations in the vicinity of the family’s household

The research for Norwood ended Saturday when he was apprehended in North Carolina, just after a store’s workers noted a shoplifter to police, a sheriff’s business spokesman, Sgt. James Hartman, stated in an electronic mail. 

Hartman mentioned the car or truck that Norwood was suspected of thieving was recovered in the vicinity of the store at the time of his arrest.

Hartman wouldn’t specify where the teen was arrested, stating Fauquier County detectives desired to get to North Carolina and “do their work to start with.” He said he would launch the location on Sunday or Monday.

Norwood is charged with two counts of murder in the killing of Jennifer Norwood, 34, and her son Wyatt.

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