A Maryland man accused of killing his pharmacist brother and two different folks had complained that he believed his sibling was harming folks with the Covid-19 vaccine, courtroom paperwork state.
Jeffrey Burnham, 46, was arrested Friday within the killings of his brother, sister-in-law and one other girl who have been slain in two communities greater than 100 miles aside, police mentioned.
Brian Robinette, 58, and Kelly Sue Robinette, 57, have been discovered fatally shot of their house in Ellicott Metropolis close to Baltimore on Thursday, police mentioned. Rebecca Reynolds, 83, was discovered useless the evening earlier than in Cumberland, and her automotive was stolen, police have mentioned.
Burnham, who lives in Cumberland, was arrested Friday in West Virginia.
He faces a number of counts of homicide and is being held with out bail in Allegany County, the place Cumberland is, data present.
On-line courtroom data didn’t seem to checklist an lawyer for him Wednesday evening.
Charging paperwork filed in courtroom don’t spell out a suspected motive within the killings. However they are saying that Burnham’s mom informed police that he mentioned he wished to confront his pharmacist brother concerning the authorities poisoning folks with the Covid-19 vaccine and that Burnham had mentioned “Brian is aware of one thing.”
Burnham’s mom had referred to as police and mentioned her son was speaking concerning the FBI being after them, which made her fear about his psychological stability, the paperwork say.
After the killings, Burnham allegedly took his brother’s Corvette and stopped at somebody’s house asking for fuel.
Whereas there, he informed the individual they’d see him on TV and that his brother was “killing folks with the Covid shot,” based on the charging doc. That individual referred to as state police.
Burnham is charged with one rely of homicide and a car theft cost in Allegany County, based on on-line courtroom data.
He faces extra homicide expenses and different counts in Howard County. The prosecutor’s workplace goes by the indictment course of. The Howard County State’s Legal professional’s Workplace declined to remark Wednesday as a result of the case is ongoing.
Reynolds was a classmate of Burnham’s mom. When Burnham was arrested in West Virginia, he had flagged down a fireplace division member and mentioned he had killed three folks, NBC affiliate WBAL-TV of Baltimore reported, citing state police.