State Police investigating Henry County homicide

Wingfield Orchard Road homicide Wingfield Orchard Road homicide

UPDATE:

The Virginia State Police have identified the victim found in the home in the 1300 block of Wingfield Orchard Road in Henry County.

The 63 year old female victim is identified as Pamela S. Morse of Henry County. Ms. Morse was found by her husband when he returned home at approximately 8:00 a.m. Wednesday (May 13). The Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, and then contacted the Virginia State Police to conduct the investigation into the death.

Special Agents from the Virginia State Police, Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to the scene and received information that a 2010 Jeep Compass was missing from the driveway. Police located the Jeep Compass behind a residence in Henry Community of Franklin County.

The remains of the victim have been sent to the Virginia Office of the Medical Examiner, Western District to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information should contact the Virginia State Police at 1-800-542-5959.

UPDATE:

The Virginia State Police have located the 2010 Red Jeep Compass in Franklin County. Investigators are now processing the vehicle for evidence. Investigators are questioning several individuals which may have knowledge of the events relating to this morning’s incident.

More information has been promised today from the State Police pertaining to the victim in this investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The Virginia State Police, Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Salem Division has been asked by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a death in Henry County.

A female was found deceased in a home this morning, in the 1300 block of Wingfield Orchard Road in Henry County. The Virginia State Police was contacted at approximately 10:00 a.m. by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office to assist with the death investigation.

Police are currently looking for a 2010 Red Jeep Compass, with a Virginia Registration of VFV 5461 that is missing from the home. Anyone with information on the location of this vehicle, please contact the Virginia State Police at 1-800-542-5959.