Missing NC Man William Andy Banks Jr Range Rover Found Abandoned In VA

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — The vehicle of William “Andy” Banks Jr., the Raleigh, North Carolina man who went missing after meeting someone to sell his Range Rover Saturday, has been located abandoned across state lines in Pittsylvania County, Virginia on Monday.

Banks, 39, was last seen around 2 p.m. Saturday near Cameron Village in Raleigh, home to a chic shopping center of the same name. The vehicle was located in Danville.

According to Raleigh Police, Banks was supposed to meet someone in the K&W Cafeteria parking lot about selling his 2011 Silver Range Rover Sport, according to reports. Local reports said the restaurant is currently closed and cameras from nearby businesses point away from the parking lot.

The Danville police department is assisting Raleigh Police Department.

Anyone with possible information that might help locate Banks is asked to contact Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or visit raleighcrimestoppers.org for text and email reporting options.

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Geo quick facts: Pittsylvania County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,506. Chatham is the county seat. Pittsylvania County is included in the Danville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

VA Teen Matthew Bernard ID’d As Suspect Accused Of Killing Family Of 4 Including 1-Year-Old In Keeling

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Matthew Bernard has been identified as the Virginia teen accused of killing his mother, sister and 1-year-old nephew at his home in rural Pittsylvania County, authorities say.

Bernard, 19, is accused of killing 24-year-old Emily Bernard Bivens and Cullen Bivens, the wife and son of Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Blake Bivens. Bernard’s 62-year-old mother, Joan Bernard, was also killed on Tuesday.

Bernard was taken into custody by police while running naked through Keeling, Virginia, hours after the murders, reports HEAVY.

He has since been booked into a local jail, authorities said.

The killings occurred on the morning of August 27. Authorities have not released many details about what led up to the murders and how the victims were killed.

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Geo quick facts: Pittsylvania County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,506. Its county seat is Chatham. Pittsylvania County is included in the Danville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.