Bedford man arrested for felony murder

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Victim allegedly died from methadone obrtained from Jason Mann

    On February 7, 2010, Bedford Police responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Quarles Street in the city of Bedford.  On arrival, officers found Matthew Stewart Hamilton, 26, deceased.  Further investigation, along with information from the medical examiner, established that Hamilton had died from an overdose of methadone.  
    After a special grand jury and consultation with the Commonwealth’s Attorney, a warrant for Jason Carroll Mann, 33 of Bedford, was obtained for “Felony Murder.” Mann is incarcerated in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Bedford.  This investigation is continuing.