Authorities make arrest in year-old Goochland County homicide

GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities have made an arrest in the murder of 62-year-old Alvin Brooking, the Goochland man who was found murdered inside his home last March.

According to the Goochland County Sheriff’s Office, 44-year-old Kevin L. Parrish of Bagby Road in Louisa County was arrested on Tuesday and is being charged with first-degree murder in Brooking’s death.

Brooking was discovered dead y a family member inside his home on the morning of March 2. Deputies said there appeared to be no signs of forced entry, which led them to believe the person responsible was known to Brooking.

truckA week after the murder, authorities asked anyone who may have seen a 2001 Ford F-150 in the Sandy Hook/Goochland area between March 1st and 2nd to contact them right away.

Authorities did not say on Tuesday whether or not that truck did belong to Parrish, who is being held in Pamunkey Regional Jail on unrelated charges. His first court appearance is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday in Goochland Circuit Court.

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