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Son enters "no contest" plea after authorities say he killed his parents

Published On: Jul 23 2014 02:00:24 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 23 2014 03:37:46 PM CDT
TAZEWELL COUNTY, Va. -

A Southwest Virginia man, accused of killing his parents, pleaded guilty.

Christopher Dean Looney was charged with the death of his parents Valerie and Harvey Looney.

The two were discovered on the morning of March 30, 2009, by an employee at the Pizza Plus restaurant in Claypool Hill.  Valerie's body was found in the office while Harvey's body was found near a door outside of restaurant.

The Looneys managed the pizza restaurant.  Looney entered a no contest plea.  He received two life sentences.

We're told family members are pleased with the outcome of the case.