Shipman VA Man Roger Beverly Arrested Fatal Stabbing ‘Setting On Fire’ Charlottesville Man Winfred Watson

NELSON COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Roger Beverly has been identified as Shipman, VA man arrested Thursday evening over the death of Charlottesville resident Winfred W. Watson in Nelson County.

Beverly, 34, was charged by the Virginia State Police with 1st-degree murder and one felony county of concealing a body after allegedly stabbing Watson and then setting him on fire.

He is being held without bond at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a body located off a path behind the Food Lion supermarket located at 85 Callohill drive, in Lovingston.

Upon arrival, deputies located the remains of Watson.

Based on the description provided by witness statements, the Sheriff’s deputies were able to locate Beverly a short time later.

He was hiding in some trees not far from where the remains of Watson were found, reports WSET.

Further investigation revealed that Beverly and Watson had gotten into a heated argument that lead to a physical altercation.

Watson was stabbed multiple times and then set on fire.

That murder weapon was then found on the scene.

Additional charges are pending, and the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office and Nelson County Commonwealth’s Attorney are assisting the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Appomattox Field Office with an ongoing criminal investigation.

Geo quick facts: Lovingston is a census-designated place in and the county seat of Nelson County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 520. Its ZIP Code is 22949. It was among the communities severely affected by flash flooding from Hurricane Camille in 1969 – Wikipedia.

GA Man Christopher Conti ID’d As Victim Killed In San Diego Lime Scooter Crash

SAN DIEGO, CA. (THECOUNT) — Christopher Conti, from Woodstock, Georgia, has been identified as the victim involved in a fatal Lime scooter crash while visiting San Diego California on Wednesday night.

Conti, 53, died following sustaining injuries in a scooter collision while on vacation in San Diego, police confirmed Monday.

The fatal crash occurred around 10 p.m. Wednesday B St & Tenth Ave in downtown San Diego after Conti was traveling on a rented Lime electric scooter and lost control.

Conti suffered massive blunt force trauma head injuries and was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Conti was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, police said.

This is the first known Lime scooter fatality in San Diego, reports Fox5SanDiego.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved man:

Geo quick facts: San Diego is a city on the Pacific coast of California known for its beaches, parks and warm climate. Immense Balboa Park is the site of the renowned San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums and gardens. A deep harbor is home to a large active naval fleet, with the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum, open to the public – wikipedia.

NC Man Sky Jasper Pratt Dies In Hospital After Struck By Greensboro Vehicle Last Month

GREENSBORO, NC. (THECOUNT) — Sky Jasper Pratt, the North Carolina man struck by a vehicle last month, has passed away of his injuries in the hospital, according to reports.

Pratt, 47, died Sunday from injuries sustained in a crash in Greensboro on February 23, according to a news release from Greensboro police.

The victim was on-foot, crossing Randleman Road near Tipperary Drive when the fatal collision occurred.

Pratt was transported to an area hospital where he later passed away of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.

No one was cited at the scene and no charges have been filed.

The Greensboro Crash Reconstruction Unit is still investigating the crash, reports MyFox8.

Anyone with possible information may contact police at 911.

According to social media, Pratt is originally from Blacksburg, Virginia.

Geo quick facts: Greensboro is a city in North Carolina. The Greensboro Science Center houses red pandas, sharks and a hands-on museum. Nearby, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park has displays on the American Revolution. Video re-enactments and interactive exhibits trace the civil rights struggle at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. The Bog Garden is a wetlands area with flowers, birds and an elevated boardwalk – wikipedia.

VA Woman Bonnie Robertson ID’d As Victim In Monday Bedford Fatal House Fire

BEDFORD, VA. (THECOUNT) — Bonnie Gordon Robertson has been identified as the Bedford, Virginia woman killed in a house fire early Monday.

Robertson, who age was not provided, was identified by authorities Wednesday as the woman killed in a Bedford County house fire in the 2400 block of Dickerson Mill Road on Monday.

Her husband, Robert, suffered minor injuries and was released from the hospital on Monday, according to reporting by Roanoke.

Family members and friends took to Facebook to remember the beloved woman:

The accidental fire was caused by electrical wiring, the fire department concluded.

Geo quick facts: Bedford is an incorporated town and former independent city located within Bedford County in the U.S. state of Virginia. It serves as the county seat of Bedford County. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,222. It is part of the Lynchburg Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Is VA School Bus Hit-And-Run Suspect Cierra Brockwell “Fiancee” Trying To Sell Vehicle Involved In Crash On Facebook?

​PETERSBURG, VA. (THECOUNT) — EXCLUSIVELY ON THECOUNT: A Virginia woman, identifying herself as the fiancee of Sussex County woman, Cierra Brockwell, the suspect arrested Tuesday in a hit-and-run crash involving a school bus, appears to be trying to sell the vehicle involved in the crash on Facebook.

Allyssa Pack, who is listed as “engaged” to Brockwell, 26, of Dewitt, Virginia, listed for sale on Facebook a black Acura Integra, “in accident 2 days ago,” needing “rear bumper and taillight,” according to the post discovered by below.

Brockwell is accused of crashing into the front of a county school bus Monday afternoon while driving a 90s black Acura Integra.

Officers say the crash happened just after 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Prince George Drive and South Crater Road. Police said officers arrived on scene and received a report that a black Acura Integra, with primer paint, hit the front bumper of the bus. Immediately after impact, officers said the driver of the Acura pulled off to the side of the road and detached the car’s rear bumper, which was hanging from the car. Police say the female driver then removed the license plate from the front bumper before leaving the scene. source

Thankfully, no injuries were reported on the bus. Officers said 25 students, from middle school, junior high school and high school were on the bus at the time of the crash.

Allyssa Pack via Facebook:

“Selling to either part out or as a whole. Car runs and drives.. isnt the prettiest cosmetically.. was in accident two days ago, needs bumper and tail light.. frame might be bent. Besides that, has an oil leak and few other minor things going on.. both mechanically and on the body.. 240k on motor… interior is pretty clean.. I can send more pictures. Looking for best offers, just need it gone!” can not independently verify that the vehicle being offered on Facebook, is the same vehicle involved in the Monday crash.

Geo quick facts: Petersburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,420. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines Petersburg with Dinwiddie County for statistical purposes. It is located on the Appomattox River – Wikipedia.

VA Woman Luisa Cutting ID’d As Suspect Arrested In Thursday Fatal Stabbing Of Radford Woman

RADFORD, VA. (THECOUNT) — Luisa Cutting, of Culpeper, Virginia, has been identified as the suspect arrested in the Thursday stabbing death of a Radford woman, according to police.

Cutting, 21, was charged with second-degree murder in connection to the stabbing death of an unidentified woman Thursday morning.

According to a press release, Radford police were dispatched around 7:45 a.m. Thursday to the 1200 block of Clement Street in reference to a 911 call. Upon arrival, officers found a woman lying dead of multiple stab wounds.

The victim is not being identified because the next of kin has not been notified, reports WTVR.

Police did not say what led up to the fatal stabbing.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Radford is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of 2016, the population was estimated to be 17,483 by the United States Census Bureau. For statistical purposes, the Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Radford with neighboring Montgomery County, source Wikipedia.

VA Man James Edwards ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal Elliston Crash Involving UPS Truck

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — James Patrick Edwards, of Elliston, Virginia, has been identified as the victim after a tractor-trailer collided with a passenger car on U.S. 460 Thursday, according to reports.

Edwards, 29, was killed in a crash involving a UPS tractor trailer around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday while traveling on Lee Highway in Elliston.

The driver of the UPS tractor-trailer was not injured, reports WDBJ7.

The victim’s vehicle collided with the 18-wheeler UPS truck, causing the passenger vehicle to be pinned underneath the truck.

No one was cited in the crash and there are no charges pending, according to officials.

Edwards was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force injuries suffered in the crash.

Anyone with possible information on the crash may contact police at 911.

Elliston is a census-designated place in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States. It lies between the city of Roanoke and the town of Christiansburg in the southwestern part of the state. The population as of the 2010 Census was 902, according to Wikipedia.

VA Man Derek Dambacher ID’d As Victim Struck By Semi On Chesterfield Route 288 Tuesday

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Derek D. Dambacher, of Chesterfield, Virginia, has been identified as the driver fatally struck by a vehicle after exiting his vehicle while on Route 288 south in Chesterfield County on Tuesday.

Dambacher, 53, exited a Ford Explorer that had become disabled when he was struck by a passing International semi-tractor Tuesday morning, according to wtvr.

The fatal strike occurred around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on Route 288 near Hull Street, in Chesterfield, VA.

The semi driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Continue reading

VA Man Travis Toney ID’d As Pedestrian Struck In Tuesday Evening Fatal Abingdon Collision

ABINGDON, VA. (THECOUNT) — Travis L. Toney, of Coeburn, Virginia, has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed Tuesday evening while walking on Lee Highway.

Toney, 38 was on foot in the area of 18000 Lee Highway, in Abingdon, Rockingham County, VA, when he was struck by a passing SUV around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, a 2015 GMC Yukon was traveling north in the 18,000 block of Lee Highway. The vehicle hit a Toney walking along the white line of the right northbound travel lanes, according to police. Continue reading

TN Man Cade Rader Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges In Tyler VA

WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Telford, Tennessee man, Cade Cameron Rader, has been identified as the suspect arrested on several drug charges after caught trespassing on Roark Lane in Tyler, Virginia.

Rader, 23, was charged with possession with the intent to distribute a schedule 4 narcotic, possession of schedule 3 narcotic, trespassing, petit larceny and destruction of private property.

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