Three persons charged with lynching at party
Three people involved an altercation at a party on September 10 have been charged with 2nd Degree Lynching by Detective Tracy Fowler. The incident occurred at 188 Quinn Rd. in Blacksburg.
The three individuals are charged with beating the victim requiring him to seek medical attention.
Derrick Fabian Elmore, Black Male age 18
135 Ridgecrest Dr.
Lerevis Leontrez Dawkins, Black Male age 16
150 Crawford Rd.
Mario Jaquea Wilson, Black Male age 17
125 Rebecca Dr.
Lerevis Dawkins is a juvenile but is being charged as an adult.
The victim, Christopher Twamley, White Male age 17, received bruises and was cut which required medical attention.
The motive is unclear at this time, but detectives believe race was not a factor or motive.
All three individuals have been arrested and are being held in the detention center awaiting a 3:00pm bond hearing.