Officials Bring Man Arrested for 2004 Murder Case Back to Amherst Co.

Amherst Co., VA - The man recently arrested in Baltimore for a 9-year-old murder case in Amherst County is now back in Virginia.

According to the Amherst County Sheriff's Office, police brought Alex Valerio, 33, to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail Wednesday.

He is being held without bond.

Investigators say Valerio killed Phillip James back in 2004.

James' body was found along River Road in Madison Heights.