Arraignment for Matthew Thomas Bernard, 18, has been continued to Thursday, Sept. 12 at 8:30 a.m. in Pittsylvania County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. 

According to court officials, no other paperwork has been made available in the clerk's office. 

Bernard is charged with three counts of first degree murder after Joan Denise Jefferson Bernard, 62; Emily Bernard Bivens, 25; and Cullen Micah Bivens, 14 months old were all found dead at 1949 Keeling Drive Tuesday, Aug. 27.  

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