MOUNT CRAWFORD —  A Weyers Cave gentleman has been billed with murder in Rockingham County, authorities claimed Thursday.

Richard D. Brunk, 60, is charged with 1st-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office environment stated the suspect reportedly shot and killed his brother, 63-year-old Ronald D. Brunk.

Richard D. Brunk.

At about 7 p.m. on Wednesday, authorities responded to a business — Mast and Brunk — at 917 Cottontail Path, wherever they discovered Ronald Brunk unresponsive on the ground with a gunshot wound to the upper body, a press launch explained.

A deputy tried CPR but the victim was declared useless soon following rescue personnel arrived on the scene.

An investigation discovered that Ronald Brunk experienced just lately been included in a household dispute with Richard Brunk, according to the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Business.

Richard Brunk was positioned in Augusta County at his Weyers Cave home and was taken into custody with no incident. He is becoming held without having bond at the Rockingham Harrisonburg Regional Jail.

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This article initially appeared on Staunton Information Chief: Weyers Cave man charged with murder in brother’s slaying


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