Adam Nunnally, 32, of Blacksburg, Va, is a Suspect in the Stabbing Death of Robert Custer
Montgomery County, VA – Deputies were called out Saturday afternoon around 3 p.m. in response to reports of another individual found deceased along Roman Drive in Blacksburg with multiple stab wounds, identified as Robert Custer. Rescue efforts proved futile before detectives located suspect Adam Nunnally who has since been charged with second degree murder.
Early Life and Education
Nunnally hails from Hixson, Tennessee and was an outstanding football player at Blacksburg High. Following graduation he earned a full scholarship to attend University of Texas where he became part of both Silver Spurs and Omicron Delta Kappa fraternities – becoming All-Southwest Conference Defensive End his Senior Year while also appearing on legendary Head Coach Darrell Royal’s teams that won two Cotton Bowls and an Orange Bowl championships.
On Saturday afternoon in Blacksburg, police responded to Roman Drive where Robert Custer was discovered fatally injured by being stabbed. Emergency crews attempted resuscitating him but it was too late. Police quickly arrived on scene and arrested a suspect for their investigation.
Nunnally’s professional career has seen him go from project engineer to project manager and then director of Swinerton’s business technology group. Now as director, he oversees Swinerton’s projects nationwide while overseeing business solutions and technical support teams that manage them; while also possessing strong knowledge of operations. Nunnally helps foster collaboration across Swinerton projects as well as provide collaborative communication among employees within his organization – while helping overcome critical business challenges that arise along the way.
Deputies were summoned to a home along Roman Drive in Blacksburg at around 3 p.m. Saturday after discovering a man found dead from apparent stabbing injuries, later identified as Robert Custer. Rescue crews attempted to revive Robert; authorities located and arrested a suspect who is currently facing second-degree murder charges.
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Achievement and Honors
Adam ranks third among UT’s all-time Receiving Yards, Receptions and Touchdowns list and also boasts one of the best Punt and Kickoff Return Averages ever in school history. Additionally, Adam is only one of three players ever to surpass 3,000 Career Total Yards during their time at UT.
He was honored with being selected to the prestigious Boy Scouts of America Order of the Eagle, its highest rank, in 2013. Additionally, he is twice recipient of Longwood Athletic Department’s Nunnally Award, honoring staff for their commitment, advocacy, leadership, motivation and dedication towards student-athlete success.
Jum Nunnally created and initiated what may have been the first undergraduate honors program of its kind at College of Arts and Science, thus prompting a memorial fund in his name to support it.
Adam Nunnally is married and the proud parent of two children. Additionally, he works as an EMS physician at Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad in Henrico County, Virginia where he also acts as Frontline Educator and graduate of UVA School of Medicine, before completing his Emergency Medicine Residency residency in Pittsburgh PA.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report Saturday afternoon regarding a stabbed victim on Roman Drive in Blacksburg. When they arrived on scene they discovered Robert Custer had sustained multiple stab wounds and was no longer breathing when rescue crews attempted to resuscitate him, however he succumbed at the scene. Adam Nunnally was then arrested by deputies and charged with second-degree murder.
He is being detained without bond, and could face up to 30 years behind bars if found guilty.
Nunnally prefers to keep his personal life private and has amassed an estimated net worth between $1 and $5 Million through his successful meteorologist career.
Nunnally currently serves as the morning meteorologist on both NBC4 Today and Midday, in addition to hosting FYI: Columbus which promotes community events and organizations.
Home in Westerville, Ohio near Marion and accompanied by his two pets Sammie the Wiener Dog and Scully (named after Dana from X-Files). He enjoys visiting elementary schools to speak about weather with students; during the Coronavirus Pandemic he worked from home due to compromised health background; additionally he is involved with many charitable causes.