Sheriff confirms remains belong to Edmonds

Published 10:26 am Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The remains of a body found in Lunenburg in November have been identified those of missing Virginia Edmonds, of Kenbridge.

Virginia Edmonds

Virginia Edmonds

Edmonds, who was 73 when she was last seen, disappeared from her home on June 28, 2013. Her body was discovered by Steven R. Seamster while hunting in the Flat Rock Creek area on Nov. 26, 2016, according to a press release. The remains were confirmed to be hers on Saturday.

“My heart goes out to the Edmonds family after nearly four years of not being able to locate Virginia Edmonds,” Sheriff Arthur Townsend said in a press release. “I hope that this development brings closure to their difficult loss.”