Murder, Arson and Robbery Conviction

ABINGDON, Va. – A Washington County, Virginia judge handed down multiple life sentences Tuesday in the 2012 murders of Karen Lynn McKibben and Donald Wayne Heath, who were stabbed to death at Edgemont Apartments in Abingdon.

After a sentencing hearing Tuesday, Heath’s stepson, Coty Wayne Young, received three life sentences plus 40 years on charges of capital murder, first-degree murder, arson and robbery. Young’s girlfriend, Stephanie Renee Molino, also received three life sentences plus 40 years. She had been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, arson and robbery. They are not eligible for parole.