Woman found shot inside vehicle in Washington County, Virginia identified


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ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) — The Washington County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office is investigating a woman’s death as a homicide.

According to the sheriff’s office, the body of Alberta Susan Warren, 79 of Glade Spring, was found inside her vehicle in an abandoned parking area on Widener Valley Road near the Smyth County line on Thursday. Investigators say she had been shot.

The sheriff’s office believes the homicide stemmed from drug activity.

Anyone with information on the case or who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area of Widener Valley Road is asked to contact the Washington County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office at 276-676-6000.

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