ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — A Maryland man wanted in the murders of his brother, sister-in-law and a third person was arrested Friday in West Virginia, authorities said.
Jeffrey Allen Burnham, 46, of Cumberland, is charged with murder in the shooting deaths of Brian Robinette, 58, and Kelly Sue Robinette, 57, whose bodies were found Thursday inside their Ellicott City home, Howard County Police said.READ MORE: Growing Number Of Covid Deaths Among Vaccinated In Maryland Linked to Diabetes; Hogan Pushes Booster Shots As State Prepares To Vaccinate Children
Neighbors told WJZ Brian Robinette and Kelly Sue Robinette lived in the home for decades. He was a pharmacist and they adopted two children who are now adults.
“Just like their parents, nicest kids in the word,” said Jim Perrus, neighbor.
Burnham will also be charged in Wednesday’s killing of 83-year-old Rebecca Reynolds in Allegany County.READ MORE: At Least 10 People Shot, 1 Killed, Over The Weekend In Baltimore
Burnham, the subject of a massive manhunt, was spotted about 9 a.m. Friday in Davis, West Virginia, with a 2007 red Chevrolet Corvette that was stolen from Robinette’s Kerger Road home after the couple was killed, according to police.
Investigators are now searching for a motive.
‘It’s just hard knowing what was going on in his mind,” said Howard Keyser of Ellicott City.MORE NEWS: 'It's Very Inappropriate': Cell Phone Video Captures Sex Act In Woodlawn High School Class
The suspect was taken into custody without incident. He’s being held in West Virginia as he awaits extradition.