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Brothers found dead in Henry County; death investigation underway

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HENRY COUNTY, Va. — Henry County deputies are investigating the deaths of two brothers whose bodies were found seven miles and seven hours apart as homicides.

Deputies said 40-year-old Alfonso Navarro-Pena and 33-year-old Noel Navarro-Pena both appeared to have single gunshot wounds.

Deputies said Alfonso Navarro-Pena was discovered around 11:15 p.m. Friday at a crash near a home in Axton. Officials said he was driving a Ford F-150 at the time. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Noel Navarro-Pena’s body was found shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday in a parking lot in Axton, according to deputies.

The two shared a home together in Axton. Deputies said they executed a search warrant and found marijuana, cocaine, firearms and about $28,000.