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Two arrested, charged after Halifax County murder

One man faces a charge of first-degree murder

Darrin Crawley and Lucy Cook
Darrin Crawley and Lucy Cook (Blue Ridge Regional Jail)

HALIFAX COUNTY, Va.UPDATE: April 1, 2020

Authorities have arrested two people in connection with a deadly shooting early Sunday morning.

Darrin Lamont Crawley, 30, of South Boston, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Lucy Bouldin Cook, 28, of South Boston, was arrested Tuesday and charged with obstruction of justice. Cook has since been released on a $2,000 secured bond.

Both were arrested without incident.


The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man shot multiple times died early Sunday morning.

Deputies said around 2 a.m. Sunday, the Halifax County 911 center received a call from Halifax Sentara Hospital’s emergency room in reference to a man being brought in by private vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds.

Halifax County deputies along with officers from the South Boston Police Department responded and were informed that the man had died.

After further investigations, deputies determined that the incident happened at a residence in southern Halifax County.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office at 434-476-3334.


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