Defendant in murder case denied bond

Pulaski County Commonwealth’s Attorney Justin L. Griffith reported today that the Pulaski County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court heard a motion for bond filed by the attorney for William Tyler Griffith, a defendant charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

Griffith, no relation to the Commonwealth’s Attorney, is being held for the murder of Deborah (Debbie) Reed Griffith.

His motion was denied, he will continue to be held without bond at the New River Valley Regional Jail. His next court date is a pre-trial conference set on January 19th, 2022 at 9:30 am and his preliminary hearing is set January 26th, 2022 at 2:15 pm.

The Commonwealth was represented by James Crandall and Nicole Cumberland, both are Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorneys for Pulaski County.