August 17, 2010
A task force investigating the slayings of two Virginia Tech students in the Jefferson National Forest is asking the public for help.
Investigators said Monday during a news conference that they have followed more than 1,100 leads in the case. They did not provide details about the investigation.
Eighteen-year-old Heidi Lynn Childs and 19-year-old David Lee Metzler were shot to death on the evening of Aug. 26, 2009, at Caldwell Fields, a day use and campground area about 15 miles from the Blacksburg campus. Their bodies were found the next morning.
A $70,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.