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Man Charged In Chesterfield Woman's 2010 Murder

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Brandon W. Thomas | Photo: Chesterfield County Police Brandon W. Thomas | Photo: Chesterfield County Police

CHESTERFIELD, VA—Police have arrested and charged a Petersburg man in connection with the 2010 murder of a Chesterfield County mother.

Brandon W. Thomas, 27, of Petersburg, was arrested and charged Thursday with first-degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Bobbie Jo Bell, 28, was found shot to death inside her Chesterfield County home September 11, 2010.

Police originally responded to the Jefferson Davis Highway residence when Bell's young children were found playing outside unsupervised.

Bell's body was discovered inside her trailer, where she lived with her children.

Thomas is being held without bond at the Chesterfield County Jail pending a hearing in Chesterfield County General District Court on Friday at 9:30 am.


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