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Stony Point Murder-Suicide Suspect Identified

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Lily Romando Lily Romando
Noah Romando Noah Romando
Elizabeth Walton Elizabeth Walton
Andrew Romando Andrew Romando

Albemarle police are continuing to investigate the murder-suicide on Stony Point Road Tuesday night.  They believe 19-year-old Noah Philip Romando killed his mother and two younger siblings.

Elizabeth Walton and two of her children were found dead late Tuesday night. Emergency crews took another child to the hospital where he later died.

Police are tight-lipped about what led to their findings that 19-year-old Noah Romando pulled the trigger.     

Students have created a memorial at Albemarle High School for Lily, who attended the school last year.  She was a photographer so the memorial features many of her pictures and those others took of her.    

Noah, also attended Albemarle High School and recently graduated.    

Albemarle High School plans to have a memorial ceremony at their football game Friday night.    They will have a moment of silence for the family, release four balloons, one for each person who died, and students will pass around white ribbons for people in the audience.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been made, but people from the family's church say they had such a big turnout at the prayer ceremony that they will likely have to hold funeral services at a much bigger venue.

Albemarle County Police Department Press Release

The Albemarle County Police Department is continuing its investigation into the homicide-suicide on Stony Point Road. 

At this point in the investigation, we believe Noah Philip Romando is responsible for the deaths of his family members in the home. 

Evidence has been submitted to the state lab for examination.  We are waiting for those results so we can complete our investigation. 

Additional information about the specifics of this case will not be discussed as the investigation is ongoing. 

Carter Johnson
Public Information Officer

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