Woman dies in her own home after suffering multiple gunshot wounds

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LOUISA COUNTY, Va. -- A 48-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of his live-in girlfriend. In addition to murder, Thomas Feaster was charged with use of a firearm in the commission of murder and possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony, according to Lousia County Major Donald Lowe.

Thomas Feaster (PHOTO: Louisa County Sheriff's Office)

Thomas Feaster (PHOTO: Louisa County Sheriff's Office)

Investigators were called to a home on Lasley Lane at about 9:30 Thursday night when someone reported a "possible domestic violence shooting."

"Deputies responded to the scene and discovered 39-year-old Rhonda Rowe in her residence with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and arms from a small caliber handgun," Major Lowe said. "Rowe was pronounced dead at the scene and has been transported to the State Medical Examiners Office."

Lousia County shooting

Investigators were called to the couple's Lasley Lane home at about 9:30 Thursday night when someone reported a "possible domestic violence shooting."

Feaster was arrested on scene. He was scheduled to appear at a bond hearing Friday in Louisa County Court.

Feaster's name appears in court records in Lousia, Fredericksburg and Culpeper for crimes ranging from robbery and assault and battery to reckless driving and driving on a suspending license.

7 comments

  • Paula

    Who cares about a misspell word. A woman has lost her life. A family is hurting and all you got to said is ” Louisa is spell wrong”. Who cares.

  • Anonymous Whitey

    Hah, maybe if the mass media informed white women of the fact that they are 12 times more likely to get murdered in a relationship with a negro this wouldn’t have happened…

  • Paula

    Anonymous are you angry because you want a black man but they don’t want you. Is it ok that a white man would kill you, your children, any member of your family that there then put the gun to his own head. That what a white man will do to a white woman.

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