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Prosecutor in Randy Taylor case speaks to WSLS

WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va EXCLUSIVE: Prosecutor in Randy Taylor case speaks to WSLS Posted: May 20, 2014 3:08 PM EDT Updated: May 20, 2014 3:21 PM EDT By Katie Love, Reporter – email For six days in a Nelson County courtroom, one man gave a voice to a…

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Taylor found guilty of murder; jury recommends two life terms

By Justin Faulconer The (Lynchburg) News & Advance Wednesday, May 7, 2014 LOVINGSTON – Randy Allen Taylor sat quietly in the Nelson County courtroom as the verdict was read – guilty of first-degree murder in the commission of an abduction and abduction with intent to defile in connection with the…

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Blackwell found not guilty in fatal arson, guilty on charges from two other fires

From: News and Advance, Lynchburg, VA Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 10:00 pm Justin Faulconer LOVINGSTON — A jury on Wednesday found a Nelson County woman not guilty of first-degree murder and arson in connection with a fatal fire at her Lovingston home, but convicted her of arson in two other…

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Blackwell testifies in her own defense in murder, arson trial

From: News and Advance, Lynchburg, VA Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 1:11 pm Justin Faulconer LOVINGSTON — The night before a fatal house fire in 2009, the Blackwell family celebrated a birthday, complete with fried chicken and birthday cake, Linda Campbell Blackwell testified Monday. Within hours, the festive atmosphere was gone,…

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Prosecution puts on final witnesses in arson, murder trial

From: News and Advance, lynchburg, VA Posted: Friday, March 7, 2014 12:54 pm Justin Faulconer LOVINGSTON — Investigators and analysts with expertise in fire scenes were the final prosecution witnesses to be called to the stand in the first-degree murder trial of Linda Campbell Blackwell. On Monday, the defense will present…

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Trial continues in arson, murder case in Nelson County

From: News and Advance, Lynchburg, VA Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 11:15 pm Justin Faulconer   LOVINGSTON — After three fires in four years at Linda Campbell Blackwell’s Nelson County home, including one that killed a family friend, prosecutor Anthony Martin said her explanations were not “adding up.” The Nelson County…

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PR 100213: Linda Blackwell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: October 2, 2013 RE: Nelson County Special Grand Jury indicts Lovingston woman on charges in connection with several house fires. FROM: ANTHONY MARTIN, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY CONTACT: 434-263-7010 Yesterday in Nelson County Circuit Court, a special grand jury indicted Linda Blackwell of 18 Creekview Lane, Lovingston, Virginia…

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PR- 82213 Randy Taylor denied bond, waives his preliminary hearing

                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: August 22, 2013 RE: Randy Taylor denied bond, waives his preliminary hearing FROM:  ANTHONY MARTIN, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY CONTACT: 434-263-7010 A bail hearing was held in the Nelson County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court…

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PR 81313- Taylor Advisement Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: August 13, 2013 RE: Alexis Murphy case FROM: ANTHONY MARTIN, COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY An advisement hearing for Randy Allen Taylor, who is charged with abduction in the Alexis Murphy case, was held this afternoon in the Nelson County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court. Judge Kenneth W….