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Homicide

Investigators still searching for killer two years later

Investigators still searching for killer two years later

Two years after the killing of James “Scooter” Byrd, the King and Queen County Sheriff’s Office is still asking for the public’s help in finding answers.

Byrd, 24, was shot and killed in a home on Newtown Road in King & Queen County Aug. 16, 2016.

The sheriff's office received a 911 call around 2:15 a.m. that morning, reporting a home invasion where one man was shot. The sheriff's office and medical personnel found Byrd in the home with a gunshot wound.

Byrd's aunt, Inga Burrell said that Byrd's brother was in the house visiting during the incident. Byrd had been living alone in the house since his uncle died earlier that summer.

Burrell said she and her...

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