High speed chase ends in the capture of 23-year-old wanted for 'heinous' triple -homicide

Fredericksburg, VA— Alyssa Jane Venable, 23 was captured by New York State Police and U.S. Marshals Service in Steuben County, NY after she fled from authorities following the deaths of two men and a woman at their home in Spotsylvania County. Venable led the police on a high-speed chase that led to her capture on I-86 in Steuben County

According to Fox News, the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office announced that around 5:45 PM Thursday, New York State Troopers spotted a gray 2009 Honda Civic matching the description of Venable's vehicles.

After Venable failed to comply with a traffic stop a chase ensued at speeds in excess of 100 mph. Officers were able to disable her vehicle using tire deflation devices causing her to crash. She was apprehended and taken to the hospital as a precaution. According to a statement from the State Police, Venable will be held while they obtain a fugitive warrant for Venable, and extradition to Virginia will be forthcoming.
The saga began when Robert John McGuire, 77, Gregory Scott Powell, 60, and Carol Anne Reese, 65, were found dead during a welfare check at approximately 10 PM the previous night near Fredericksburg, VA about sixty miles south of Washington, D.C.

Venable put out an arrest warrant for Venable on charges of second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony the outlet reported. The three were found having suffered blunt-force injuries with the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office describing the murders as "heinous."

Background provided by NBC Washington revealed that Venable had allegedly moved into the home with the three about a month prior to their deaths. She was charged in April with misdemeanor assault and battery NBC reported. Officials with the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office did not state if the incident was or wasn't connected with the triple homicide but are investigating. 
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