RICHMOND, Va., — The governor of Virginia signed a warrant Friday for the return of Charles Severance to his state.

Severance, 53, was arrested in Wheeling last week on charges of being a fugitive from justice.

He’s wanted on a weapons charge but also for questioning in connection with three murders in the Alexandria, Virginia area.

Severance has been fighting extradition. He’s been an inmate in the Northern Regional Jail.

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  • Tom

    His looks remind me of another famous murderer, Ira Einhorn, who murdered his girlfriend in Philadelphia. He stuffed her body in a truck. He eventually fled to France and was loose for 20+ years before being caught. He fought extradition to the U.S. I think he was only returned after prosecutors agreed to drop the death penalty.

  • ole sasquatch

    Looks guilty if he don't go back. Why is he fighting extradition? I heard about those murders. If I recall all three were murdered at their doorstep and he has a reputation of acting rather bizarre. He ran for mayor of Alexandria.
    This person needs to go back and face his accusers like a man. Send him back W. Va.

  • griff

    send him back