Home Update: Spotsylvania County authorities seek information on possibly suicidal male

Update: Spotsylvania County authorities seek information on possibly suicidal male

Chris Graham

gustavo Benitez III Update: Thursday, 5:21 p.m. Gustavo Benitez III has been located and is safe, according to a report from The Aware Foundation.


The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a 22-year-old male.

Gustavo Benitez III was last seen leaving his residence off Teeside Drive (Ashleigh Park) in Fredericksburg on Tuesday around 12:20 a.m.

Benitez reportedly expressed suicidal ideations. He may be driving a red Ford Ranger with Virginia Tags TSX7223.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact the Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office at 540-582-7115.


Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham is the founder and editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination, a memoir published in 2019, and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to his YouTube page, or subscribe to his Street Knowledge podcast. Email Chris at [email protected].

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