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Serial Killer? – Remains discovered on farm where previous murder victim was found may be that of Hannah Graham

At approximately noon Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, a search team located human remains on abandoned property in southern Albemarle County. Albemarle County Police, City of Charlottesville Police and Virginia State Police have spent the afternoon preserving the scene and processing evidence.

“At about 12 p.m. Saturday, a team of volunteers with the Chesterfield County, Va., Sheriff’s Office was searching an abandoned property along Old Lynchburg Road when they discovered the remains. The remains will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond for examination, autopsy and identification.

“Right now we have the discovery of human remains and a great deal of work ahead of us,” said Col. Steve Sellers, Albemarle County Police chief. “We cannot and will not jump to any conclusions regarding today’s discovery. I ask for the public’s patience as we move forward and pursue what is now a new, ongoing death investigation.”

Virginia: author who lambasted the world’s nations over landmines became a rolling death machine in fatal crash; held on no bail for DUI

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. — 08/18/2014 — A man who wrote with exceptional passion, according to many reviewers of his books, about the many tragic deaths caused by landmines left behind by war lords and modern armies, became a rolling land mine of his own last week when he allegedly drove while impaired and killed an Albemarle County Virginia resident.

The Albemarle County Police Department is investigating a fatal crash which occurred on Thursday, August 14th 2014.The crash occurred at 6:27 pm in the 9600 block of the Rockfish Gap Turnpike or Rt. 250 near Rt. 151 by Afton. Two vehicles and a tractor trailer were involved in the crash. At this time, the circumstances of the crash remain under investigation.

Donovan James Webster, 55 years old from Charlottesville, was arrested at the scene and charged with Driving Under the Influence.