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Update: Vehicle Stolen from Murder Victim's Home Recovered in Accomack County

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ACCOMAC, Va. – The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the vehicle that was believed stolen during a homicide near Accomac.

According to Sheriff Todd Godwin, at approximately 12:50 a.m., the office received a tip from a citizen, which resulted in the recovery of the 1999 Chevrolet Lumina believed stolen from 71-year-old Fred Douglas Shrieves’ home. According to Godwin, the vehicle was abandoned in Accomack County.

According to Godwin, shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday the office received a report of a person shot at a home on Cooper Lane. Responding deputies found Shrieves’ body inside his home, according to Godwin. 

An autopsy is being conducted at the Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office in Norfolk, according to Godwin. No suspect information was provided. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at (757) 787-1131 or (757) 824-5666. Tips may be submitted online at www.accomackcountysheriffsoffice.org.

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