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Stafford Alert

Stafford Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death after Body Found
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By Public Information Officer Amanda Vicinanzo
October 7, 2019

Stafford VA. The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Stafford County woman after her body was found early Sunday morning along the roadside in the northern end of the county.

On October 6, 2019, at approximately 5:50 a.m., a concerned citizen called the Sheriff’s Office to report observing a body in the ditch line on Whispering Pines Lane in the area of Shelton Shop Road. Upon arrival, deputies found the body and observed no obvious signs of trauma.

Detectives have identified the deceased as Ashley Nicole Childs, 28, of Stafford County. The cause of death is still under investigation by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The Sheriff’s Office is requesting anyone with information on the incident to contact Detective Massine at (540) 658-4400.

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