Henry County man dead, another charged with murder - FOX 21/27 WFXR Roanoke/WWCW Lynchburg News, Weather

Virginia Lottery winner charged with Henry County murder

Courtesy: Virginia Lottery Courtesy: Virginia Lottery
HENRY COUNTY, VA -

Update: 4:20 p.m.

A Henry County man charged with murder Friday recently became $20,000 richer.

Investigators say Marcus Barnes, 34, was arrested for the shooting death of 28-year-old William Doss.

They learned early Saturday morning Barnes, of Fieldale, and his fiance Crystal Crockett recently won the cash in the "Money in the Bank" scratch-off game.

The couple spent just $2 on the winning ticket, according to the Virginia Lottery Facebook Page.

---

A Henry County man is dead after police say he was shot to death Friday evening.

William Doss, 28, was found just before 7:30 p.m. at his home on Blackberry Road in Bassett bleeding from a gunshot wound to his chest, according to a news release.

Marcus Barnes, 34, of Fieldale, Va. was arrested and is charged with first degree murder.

He remains in jail under no bond and is also charged with using a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Teen involved in weekend crash dies from injuries

    Teen involved in weekend crash dies from injuries

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:53:49 GMT
    Roanoke County Police say the juvenile who was injured in a crash Saturday has died.
    Roanoke County Police say the juvenile who was injured in a crash Saturday has died.
  • Kraft Foods recalls over 7,500 cases of Kraft American Singles

    Kraft Foods recalls over 7,500 cases of Kraft American Singles

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:43 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:43:53 GMT
    (WSLS)-- Kraft Foods announces a voluntary recall of more than 7,500 cases of craft singles cheese slices.The company says the recall is a precaution after a supplier failed to store the cheese in accordance with Kraft temperature standards.No complaints or illnesses have been reported. If you have one of the affected packages, return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.Here are the affected items:Product Name:12 oz Kraft American Singles (16 slices)Best When Used by Date...
    (WSLS)-- Kraft Foods announces a voluntary recall of more than 7,500 cases of craft singles cheese slices.The company says the recall is a precaution after a supplier failed to store the cheese in accordance with Kraft temperature standards.No complaints or illnesses have been reported. If you have one of the affected packages, return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.Here are the affected items:Product Name:12 oz Kraft American Singles (16 slices)Best When Used by Date...
  • Vigil held for 2-year-old girl who died after being left in hot van

    Vigil held for 2-year-old girl who died after being left in hot van

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:30:57 GMT
    Roanoke City Police are investigating the incident surrounding the death of a 2-year-old girl. According to a news release from police, officers were called to the 1500 block of Kenwood Boulevard SE at 4:27 p.m. Sunday for an unresponsive child.
    Roanoke City Police are investigating the incident surrounding the death of a 2-year-old girl. According to a news release from police, officers were called to the 1500 block of Kenwood Boulevard SE at 4:27 p.m. Sunday for an unresponsive child.