Suspect arrested in Virginia Beach double homicide identified as couple’s son

Posted at 2:13 PM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 06:23:42-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The suspect who was arrested after two people were found dead inside a Virginia Beach home Monday afternoon has been identified as the couple's son, police say.

Christopher Shawn Brady

Around 1 p.m., Virginia Beach Police Detectives received information that led them to do a welfare check at a home in the 400 block of Kellam​ Road.

When officials arrived, they found two adult victims, identified as 73-year-old Roy Brady and 73-year-old Sheila Brady, dead inside the residence.

Their son, 44-year-old Christopher Shawn Brady, was arrested and charged with two counts of murder and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He is being held in the Virginia Beach City Jail.

This investigation is in the very early stages and detectives are still gathering the facts.

The investigation remains ongoing.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

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