Incident

1-22-2020 Virginia Chilhowie 1-1

Location

January 22, 2020

179 Piedmont Cir
Chilhowie, Virginia
Geolocation: 36.7168, -81.6381

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Sarah Elizabeth Cunningham
  • Age: 46
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Significant others - current or former
  • Name: Chad Robert Cunningham
  • Age: 48
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide

Notes

Smyth County, woman shot and killed by her husband who then took his own life inside their home

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 9
State Senate District: 40
State House District: 5