Konner Englehart Death | Shot Dead In Henrico Protecting His Brother

22-year-old Konner Englehart was shot dead Thursday morning, December 12, 2019. Konner was reportedly protecting his twin brother when the shooting happened.

The tragedy happened in at eastern Henrico home in 7700 block of Wilton Road just before 4 a.m. Police were called by someone from the address who reportedly hung up.

Upon arrival, police found Konner dead. The person of interest, Robert Arthur Thorpe, Jr., a 34-year-old man of Chesterfield has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm.

According to the deceased family members, the suspect was the boyfriend of the twin’s mother.

Officials have not disclosed the reason for the shooting but Konner’s family members say there’s been a history of tension between the brothers and their mom’s boyfriend.

“Really, he (Thorpe) has been trouble for a while,” said sister, Kenzie Taylor. “And I’ve been telling my mom ‘you need to stay away from this guy,’ and she acts like he has good intentions, but I can sniff that out.”