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Police Investigating Apparent Murder-Suicide in Onley

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ONLEY, Va.- The Accomack County Sheriff's Office and the Onley Police Department are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that happened over the weekend in Onley.

According to the Sheriff's Office, police responded to Maple Street in Onley at approximately 8:36 p.m. Saturday for a report of one person dead and another suffering from life-threatening injuries. Upon arrival at the home, police found Xiaoliang Wang, 52, dead and Hongmei Tan, 45, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Tan was transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to the Sheriff's Office. Based on the investigation, authorities said it appears that the incident was a result of a murder-suicide; however, autopsy results are pending and the investigation is ongoing.

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 can also be submitted online, through accomackcountysheriffsoffice.org.

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