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Man wanted for killing N.C. mother, 3 children arrested in Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. -- A man suspected of killing a mother and her three young children in North Carolina was arrested in Richmond, overnight Tuesday.

Greenville Police said Dibon Toone, 39, is charged with killing four people in a townhome in the West Pointe community.

Dibon Toone (Photo: WTVR)

Dibon Toone (Photo: WTVR)

Toone and the mother were in a relationship, according to Greenville Police Chief Mark Holtzman. He said officers had to force their way inside the home during  a welfare check because the doors were locked.

They believe he then stole an SUV and drove about 160 miles before stopping at a convenience store on Hopkins Road in Southside Richmond. Toone was taken into custody just before midnight Wednesday.

Police haven't released the names of the victims, nor have they indicated a motive.

Toone is expected to appear in court Wednesday morning.

Police in Greenville planned to release more information during a press conference scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday.

The investigation is ongoing.

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