Donell D Easter Jr

Donell D Easter Jr still being sought

Press release by Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office:

Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office arrested four men for the fatal stabbing of Corey D. Clanagan, 19, of Culpeper, and shooting of Conner A. Settle, 21, of Front Royal, that occurred around midnight Sunday, November 2, 2014, in the 11000 block of Cherry Hill Road, Culpeper.

Early this morning, three search warrants were executed simultaneously in Spotsylvania County and the City of Fredericksburg. With the assistance of the U.S. Marshals, U.S. Army, Virginia State Police, Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office, and Fredericksburg Police, Jonathan E. Milton Jr., 21, of Fredericksburg, was arrested on Felony charges of murder/lynching by mob, use of a firearm in the commission of a Felony, maliciously shooting at an occupied motor vehicle, and aggravated malicious wounding. Tonie M. Jones, 18, and Ricardo D. Powell, 25, both of Spotsylvania, are charged with Felony murder/lynching by mob. Daniel M. Akordor, 23, of Fredericksburg, was apprehended in Richmond with the assistance of Virginia Commonwealth University Police for Felony murder/lynching by mob. They are held without bond at Culpeper County Jail.

Photo from Spotsylvania County scene 18 nov 14

Photo from Spotsylvania County scene

One suspect remains at large: Donell D. Easter Jr., 20, of Fredericksburg, is wanted for Felony murder/lynching by mob. Information about his whereabouts can be provided anonymously through Culpeper Crime Solvers number at 540.727.0300. The Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division can be reached at 540.727.7523 or through the E-911 center at 540.727.7900. Sheriff Scott Jenkins thanks the public for their continued assistance, which has included over two dozen tips received through Culpeper Crime Solvers and an e-mail account set-up by the Sheriff’s Office for anonymous submission of photos, videos, or information.

We would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance in the investigation and arrests of the suspects: Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office, Fredericksburg Police, VSP, Fairfax Police, Fauquier Sheriff’s Office, Stafford Sheriff’s Office, Rappahannock Regional Jail, US Marshals, VCU Police, US Army, and Culpeper Police Department. We also thank Culpeper Commonwealth Attorney Megan Frederick for her support and work in obtaining search and arrest warrants in this case.