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Body ID'd as missing Va. cop; another arrest in case

GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. - Authorities announced Friday that a body found last week in Goochland County, Va. was positively identified as that of missing Waynesboro Police Captain Kevin Quick, CBS affiliate WTVR reports.

A cause of death was not immediately released.

On Sunday, Virginia State Police announced another arrest in connection with the case. Anthony White, 22, of Mineral, was taken into custody without incident in Louisa County early Sunday morning, reports WTVR.  He is charged with one felony count of gang participation.

White is the seventh person arrested during the investigation into the disappearance and death of Quick.

Anthony Stokes Jr., 31, Halisi Uhuru, 22, and Leslie Casterlow, 49, were arrested Thursday and charged with principle second degree capital murder during abduction and felony gang participation.

WTVR reports Stokes and Uhuru both previously served time in prison. Stokes reportedly served 12 years for weapon possession, robbery, kidnapping and use of a firearm and Uhuru served time for robbery and use of a firearm in commission of a felony. Uhuru was released in December 2013 while Stokes was released in October 2012, according to the station.

Additionally, a group of siblings were arrested Feb. 4 in connection with the case. Mersadies Shelton, 20, and Daniel Mathis, 18, are charged with the theft of Quick’s vehicle, which was found abandoned in a remote area in Louisa County on Feb. 3, three days after his disappearance. A third sibling, Shatai Shelton, 24, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Quick, 45, disappeared the night of Jan. 31 after leaving his mother’s home in Afton. He was headed to see the mother of his four-month-old daughter, about 20 miles away, but he never showed up.

Quick’s vehicle was reportedly used as a getaway car in an armed robbery and shooting at around 7 p.m. Sunday in Louisa County, CBS affiliate WTVR reported. Mathis is charged in that armed robbery, according to the station.

The investigation into Quick’s death is ongoing.

  • Crimesider Staff

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