RICHMOND, Va. -- The family of accused killer Vester Lee Flanagan II, also known as Bryce Williams, released a statement through a spokesperson Wednesday. It read:
“It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we express our deepest condolences to the families of Alison Parker and Adam Ward. We are also praying for the recovery of Vicki Gardner.”
“Our thoughts and prayers at this time are with the victims' families and the WBDJ7 NEWS family. Words cannot express the hurt that we feel for the victims. Our family is asking that the media respect our privacy.”
Flanagan died in the hospital Wednesday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.