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UPDATE: Missing woman found dead in car

CHARLES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Charles City County deputies are calling Monday’s discovery of a woman’s body a death investigation, and tell CBS 6 the exact cause of death will be determined at the Medical Examiner’s office.

LaShanda Monic Jones (PHOTOS: Charles City County Sheriff's Office)

LaShanda Monic Jones (PHOTOS: Charles City County Sheriff’s Office)

Twenty-six-year-old Lashanda Monic Jones was last seen leaving the Sunoco gas station at the intersection of Route 10 in Prince George and Route 106 on Easter Sunday.

A little more than a day after her disappearance, Jones was found unresponsive inside her car off a dirt road in the lower section of Charles City County.

Jones was pronounced dead on the scene and her body was taken to the Richmond Medical Examiner’s office.

Capt. Jason Crawley told CBS 6 by phone that as of 9 p.m. Monday, investigators do not suspect foul play.

However, if you have information about Jones, please call the Charles City County Sheriff’s Office at 804-829-9265 or Crimestoppers at 804-780-1000.

7 comments

  • Glen Allen

    So sad. When I first saw her picture, I couldn’t help but think that she looked like she had a bubbly personality, and just full of energy and life. I did not know her, and never met her, but I bet she had a lot to offer. Prayers to her family and friends….

  • B Addy

    Well said Glen Allen. A shame that such a nice smile will not be seen again. R.I.P. young lady.
    Now for the person responsible………….

  • Mo Fiscal conservatism

    How about a “Missing Person” was found dead. What does her gender have to do with it?

  • Tnyce

    My heart dropped when I got the text saying that Shanda AKA light skin passed away. Shanda was an awesome person and had a great personality. Another NC. A&T Aggie Alumni gone too soon. I will pray for her family and friends during this difficult time. Rest in Paradise Shanda

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