Chesterfield County police issued arrest warrants for a 53-year-old man accused of killing his parents who were found dead in their home in the Queensmill neighborhood in Chesterfield.
Police found the bodies of Jan Ralph, who was in his mid-80s, and Victoria Sophia Ralph, 79, in their home in the 1000 block of Castle Hollow Road after responding to a call at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday for a welfare check.
After discovering the body that they believed was Jan Ralph’s, police initially were not able to find Victoria Ralph and issued a missing person report. After obtaining a search warrant for the home, they located her body inside.
Chesterfield police began a search for the Ralphs’ son, Robert Raff, also known as Robert James Ralph.
On Saturday, police officers in Avon, Ohio, took him into custody after someone reported “suspicious activity,” Chesterfield police said in a news release.
Police have charged the son with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths.