Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Father, Brother

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A man accused of killing his father and brother and seriously injuring his mother has pleaded guilty.

Local news outlets report that Zachary Toothman pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder Friday for the shootings at the family’s home in August.

Authorities found Michael Toothman and 17-year-old son Matthew dead. Toothman’s mother Susie was wounded and later released from the hospital.

Michael Toothman was a 30-year veteran of the Chesapeake Police Department.

Toothman is expected to be sentenced in November. He faces a maximum of life in prison for each of the murder charges and up to 10 years for attempted murder.

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