Virginia prosecutors won't pursue murder charges in officer's de - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Virginia prosecutors won't pursue murder charges in officer's death

Posted:
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Gang participation charges will be pursued against suspects
  • Kevin Quick was an auxiliary police officer in Waynesboro
  • He was last seen January 31, his remains found February 6

By Ralph Ellis

Virginia prosecutors said Monday they will not pursue murder charges against three people in connection with the death of Kevin Quick, an auxiliary police officer.

Leslie Hope Casterlow, 49; Anthony Darnell Stokes Jr., 31; and Halisi Uhuru still face felony gang participation charges, Goochland County Commonwealth's Attorney Claiborne Stokes' office said.

Authorities didn't say why the murder prosecution won't be pursued.

Quick, 45, was an auxiliary police captain and resident of Waynesboro, a small town west of Charlottesville. Auxiliary officers aren't paid but hold ranks, have badges and carry firearms like full-time officers.

He was last seen the night of January 31 after he left the house he shared with his mother. His remains were found last Thursday.

Authorities have not revealed the cause of death or explained any connection between Quick and the suspects.

Two other suspects arrested last Tuesday, siblings Daniel Mathis and Mersadies Shelton, are held each on charges of felony grand theft for allegedly stealing Quick's vehicle, a 1999 Toyota 4Runner. They are not being charged in connection with Quick's death.

Another man, Anthony Lee White, 22, was arrested after the others were already in custody, and White also will face gang participation charges, Stokes' office said.

 

The-CNN-Wire

™ & © 2014 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.

 

  • Family Searches for Missing Man

    Family Searches for Missing Man

    An Aransas Pass family is searching for their loved one who went missing in Brooks County. His family says it's the last thing he said on the phone that has them fearing for his life. 20 year old Eric Samora reportedly called his family two weeks ago saying he was running for his life through the brush near Falfurrias and didn't know where he was at. That's when the phone went dead. Anayeli Ruiz spoke with the young man's family and has the story.More >>
    An Aransas Pass family is searching for their loved one who went missing in Brooks County. His family says it's the last thing he said on the phone that has them fearing for his life. 20 year old Eric Samora reportedly called his family two weeks ago saying he was running for his life through the brush near Falfurrias and didn't know where he was at. That's when the phone went dead. Anayeli Ruiz spoke with the young man's family and has the story.More >>
  • Military Matters: Mission Smile

    Military Matters: Mission Smile

    Making sure our men and women in uniform are in tip top shape, also means making sure they have good dental hygiene. In our Military Matters report, Sarah Acosta introduces us to the team from the Navy Dental Corps stationed at NASCC. The Navy Dental Corps celebrated its one hundred and second birthday this month. The organization was established in 1912 and nowadays there are more than twenty-five hundred active reserve duty corps personnel. There are three Navy Dental Corps officers at t...More >>
    Making sure our men and women in uniform are in tip top shape, also means making sure they have good dental hygiene. In our Military Matters report, Sarah Acosta introduces us to the team from the Navy Dental Corps stationed at NASCC. The Navy Dental Corps celebrated its one hundred and second birthday this month. The organization was established in 1912 and nowadays there are more than twenty-five hundred active reserve duty corps personnel. There are three Navy Dental Corps officers at t...More >>
  • "A Lady Never Reveals her True Age" -Lena Coleman-Wilson

    "A Lady Never Reveals her True Age" -Lena Coleman-Wilson

    Lena Coleman-Wilson has dedicated her life to helping others. This weekend, Lena, who has done so much for the community was in for a surprise of her own. A birthday surprise that is! Coleman-Wilson said, "my husband really put one over on me. He didn't tell me nothing about this. It's just so beautiful. I feel like i'm floating on air, i'm just so happy." Coleman-Wilson, is the former president of the NAACP and volunteer to several other local organizations over the years. Folks from all ov...More >>
    Lena Coleman-Wilson has dedicated her life to helping others. This weekend, Lena, who has done so much for the community was in for a surprise of her own. A birthday surprise that is! Coleman-Wilson said, "my husband really put one over on me. He didn't tell me nothing about this. It's just so beautiful. I feel like i'm floating on air, i'm just so happy." Coleman-Wilson, is the former president of the NAACP and volunteer to several other local organizations over the years. Folks from all ov...More >>