Charges released for former fugitive wanted for killing two in Newport News

Posted at 10:45 AM, Feb 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-07 10:51:45-05

Amos Jacob Arroyo

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A man who was wanted by U.S. Marshals has been booked at the Newport News City Jail.

Amos Arroyo was wanted for killing his ex-girlfriend and her father in front of their two young children.

He turned himself into the Lynn County sheriff’s office in Tahoka Texas after being on the run for six months.

Arroyo is accused of killing 29-year-old Patricia Joseph and her father on July 30 , 2017.

Arroyo is charged with two counts of 1st degree murder, maliciously shoot/throw in an occupied building and two counts of use of a firearm in commission of felony.


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