Police make third arrest in shooting death of 60-year-old Virginia Beach woman

Maurice Boney Jr., charged with murder in the shooting death of a Virginia Beach woman on Dec. 4. (Courtesy of Virginia Beach Police)
Maurice Boney Jr., charged with murder in the shooting death of a Virginia Beach woman on Dec. 4. (Courtesy of Virginia Beach Police)

A third person was arrested in connection with the Dec. 4 shooting death of a 60-year-old Virginia Beach woman, police said.

Maurice Boney Jr., 19, of Virginia Beach, was charged with murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and conspiracy to commit a felony.

Previously, two teenagers were charged with murder in the death of Christine Bender. The teens were also charged in connection with five other shootings, including another homicide.

The case remains under investigation.

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