Pittsylvania County man charged with first-degree murder in wife’s death
PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – UPDATE, June 18The suspect in a Pittsylvania County homicide has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder as well as assault on a police officer, according to Virginia State Police. Authorities say Sanchez shot Ochoa during an argument at their home on Mount Cross Road in Pittsylvania County on June 11. Authorities say he was hospitalized after he was shot during a confrontation with Pittsylvania County Deputies, who responded to the 911 call. According to police, the investigation will be turned over to the Pittsylvania County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office once it is completed. ORIGINAL STORY, June 17Authorities have identified the woman who they say was shot inside her Pittsylvania County home on Thursday.