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Franklin County triple homicide suspect arrested in Virginia

Posted April 1, 2016
Updated April 2, 2016

Darius Revel Robinson

— A man wanted in connection with a Louisburg triple homicide on March 26 was arrested Friday night in Suffolk, Va., officials said.

Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Crimes Task Force and FBI SWAT team, and officers with the Suffolk Virginia Police Department, arrested Darius Revel Robinson around 8:25 p.m.

Robinson, 24, of 124 Southwood Drive, is wanted for murder in the shooting deaths of 36-year-old Keisha Livingston, 18-year old Shamare Malik Harris and 23-year-old Diana Marie Edgerton.

According to authorities, a fourth person survived the shooting at 119 Harris Road and was able to provide police with Robinson's name.

The Louisburg Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, State Bureau of Investigation, North Carolina Department of Public Safety Community Corrections Division, Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Postal Service also aided in the investigation.

Officials said Robinson was being held at Western Tidewater Regional Jail in Suffolk without bond.

Anyone with information pertaining to the investigation is asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff’s office at 919-340-3875.

No additional information was immediately available.

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  • Janet Ghumri Apr 1, 2016
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    Wow, I counted 9 different departments working on this arrest. Good to see they got their man. I'm sure glad he's off the streets! Kudos to LEO!