Homicide GXX

Two male victims were identified in connection with the arson and double homicide that occurred Dec. 12 in the 800 block Old Mayfield Road in Pittsylvania County.

The medical examiner identified the two Hispanic men as Onesimo Fermin Silva-Garcia, 25, and Victor Garcia-Mayorga, 33, of Mexico, according to the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office.

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation continues.

The bodies were discovered after a 911 call indicated that smoke was coming from the residence. When firefighters entered the home, they found the bodies of two males.

If you have information about this crime, please contact the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office at 434-432-7800.  If you have information and would like to remain anonymous you may call Pittsylvania County Crime Stoppers at 800-791-0044. If you have any information that leads to the arrest of an individual and/or recovery of property for another, you may qualify for a cash reward. You do not have to give your name and/or phone number to qualify for this.

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