(Matt Demlein, WRVA)

Chesterfield Police Capture Murderer

Joshua Federico Captured in Spring Run Road Area

August 26, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Chesterfield, Va (wrva.com) - After two days of searching, Chesterfield Police captured Joshua Federico, 44, in the Spring Run Road area of the county.    Federico was wanted for the shooting of his estranged wife, and the killing of her boyrfiend, Lawrence Howell, 38, on Friday in the Matoaca area.

Federico was spotted Sunday afternoon in a Publix along Hull Street Road.    Officers say he then crossed Hull Street Road, and entered the Deer Run subdivision.   After a few hours of searching, which included a Police helicopter and plane, Federico was captured.

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)

Federico faces murder, malicious wounding, and firearms charges.  His estranged wife has life-threatening injuries.