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Six Accomack County Jail inmates charged in beating of fatal DUI suspect

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Sep 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-10 06:18:25-04

Accomack County, Va. – Six inmates at the Accomack County Jail have been charged in the beating of a man charged in a fatal crash that killed three people.

Bonfilio Velazquez: DUI, three counts of involuntary manslaughter

Bonfilio Velazquez: DUI, three counts of involuntary manslaughter

Bonifilio Velazquez was beaten in the jail on September 1st.

He faces DUI charges in the crash that killed Diann Jones, 55, Arnette Chandler, 58, and A’Janae Jones, 12. Velazquez is also being held on an immigration detainer. He has previously been found guilty of driving without a license in Accomack County three times.

Felony warrants were issued on September 5th charging the following jail inmates with Malicious Wounding by Mob.

  • William Nelson, age 38.
  • Rynell Omar Crippen, age 25.
  • Dalbert Nedab Jr., age 39.
  • Lamonty Demetris Johnson, age 20.
  • Rhyheem Rashawn Ridley, age 24.
  • Christopher Antonio Smith, age 42.

Sheriff Godwin stated that the investigation into the beating is continuing.

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