The body of a woman was discovered early Saturday morning on Old Williamsburg Rd. in York County, and sheriff’s deputies have uncovered a crime that began in Richmond, according to their investigation.
According to a spokesperson for the York Poquoson Sheriff’s Office, this narrative began at approximately 6:30 a.m., when a jogger on Old Williamsburg Road between Riverwalk Townhouses and the Colonial Parkway entrance discovered a body on the side of the road and called 9-1-1.
When deputies arrived at the scene, they discovered the corpse of a woman who had been shot multiple times.
The victim has been identified as a 25-year-old woman from Richmond, per the spokesperson. During the course of their investigation, they determined that she was presumably abducted from Richmond in the early hours of this morning and shot and killed at the location where her body was discovered in York County.
Investigators from the York Poquoson Sheriff’s Office are presently in Richmond, Virginia, collaborating with the Richmond Police Department to locate and notify the victim’s next of kin and interview potential witnesses to this crime.
The sheriff’s office has not yet disclosed any suspect information or potential motives.
This section of Old Williamsburg Rd. was closed for several hours while investigators examined the crime scene, and reopened at approximately 2:30 p.m.
The York Poquoson Sheriff’s Office requests that anyone who witnessed or heard anything in the area of Old Williamsburg Road between Daniels Drive and the Colonial Parkway between 3 and 4 a.m. contact them via 911, their Tip Line at 757-890-4999, 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, or the P3 Tips App.
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