Feb. 3, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police have obtained warrants for a man who killed his parents in the 1000 block of Castle Hollow Road.
Chesterfield County Police responded at about 4:30 p.m. on February 2, to check the welfare of the residents at a home in the 1000 block of Castle Hollow Road. After entering the residence, officers discovered a male subject who was deceased. That person is believed to be Jan Ralph. His wife, Victoria Sophia Ralph, was later located by police deceased inside the residence, after they obtained a search warrant for the home. Police began a search for the Ralph's adult son, 53-year-old Robert Raff aka Robert James Ralph.
On Feb. 2, police officers with the City of Avon, OH., police department took Robert Raff aka Robert James Ralph, into custody after a resident reported suspicious activity there.
Chesterfield County police have obtained the following warrants for Robert Raff aka Robert James Ralph, in relation to the Feb. 2 incident: Two counts of first degree murder for the deaths of Jan and Victoria Ralph. He remains in custody in Ohio awaiting extradition proceedings. The warrants will be served upon his return to Virginia.
Police continue their investigation into the Feb. 2 incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.