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Recent Crime News
Saturday Aug 15 | via WRIC-TV Richmond
Family and friends gathered in Powhatan on Saturday to remember Franklin Short, the 71-year-old who was shot to death by a sheriff's deputy earlier this month. The group gathered for a "walk to remember," but they are also demanding answers. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 5 | via WCAV
The daughter of a man killed by a Powhatan County sheriff's deputy says her father had poor vision and hearing. Peggy Stroud of Powhatan tells media outlets that she wonders whether 71-year-old Franklin M. Short heard police commands or saw officers who came to his home. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via WRVA-AM Richmond
ORIGINAL STORY: Virginia State Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man by a Powhatan County sheriff's deputy. State police say that officers responding to a domestic violence call on Monday night encountered a man armed with a gun. Comment?
Aug 3, 2015 | via NBC12
The family of a 71-year-old Powhatan man shot and killed by a deputy Monday night is talking to NBC12 about serious questions they have for investigators. Relatives of Franklin Short released photos of the man they describe as a minister, who is partially blind and deaf. Comment?
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