Housemate Charged In Slaying Of UMW Student

Steven Vander Briel


Homicide suspect Steven Vander Briel. (Photo: Fredericksburg PD)

Decrease Increase Text size

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) - A 30-year-old suspect in the slaying of a fellow University of Mary Washington is scheduled to be arraigned.

Continue reading

Grace Rebecca Mann. (Photo: Feminists United UMW)

Steven Vander Briel is due in General District Court in Fredericksburg on Tuesday. He is charged with first-degree murder and abduction in the death Friday of Grace Rebecca Mann, a 20-year-old from northern Virginia.

Fredericksburg city police tell The Free Lance-Star they still are attempting to determine a motive for Mann's slaying. The cause of death also hasn't been released.

Mann shared a house with Briel and two other roommates. The two other roommates found Mann, who died at Mary Washington Hospital.

Briel was apprehended two hours after Mann was found slain.

Mann's funeral is also scheduled Tuesday in Falls Church.

Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Capitalbay. Capitalbay accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
What's next
By Mike Decker 04/21/2015 11:23:00