Stuarts Draft man faces murder charge in death of Waynesboro woman

Shawn Preston JonesA Stuarts Draft man has been charged with murder in the suspicious death of a woman whose body was discovered in a Waynesboro motel on Saturday.

Shawn Preston Jones, 42, was taken into custody today at UVA Hospital in Charlottesville, where he had been admitted after being involved in a single-vehicle crash on South Delphine Avenue early Saturday morning, April 6th.

As a result of the continuing investigation into the discovery of the body of Deborah Jean Allen on Saturday morning in a Royal Inn Motel room, her death has been ruled a homicide due to blunt force trauma.

Jones has been charged with second-degree murder in the case.

He is currently being held without bail at Middle River Regional Jail pending a hearing in Waynesboro Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Thursday.

 

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.


The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
 
augusta free press

Related Content

Shop Google


Comments

%d bloggers like this: