AXTON, Va. (WDBJ7) UPDATE:
According to the Henry County Sheriff's Office, Curtis Trumaine Callaway, 44, of Callands has been charged with second degree murder and arson in the homicide of Juanita Dalton. This incident happened in the 5000 block of Iris Road in Axton Sunday.
Deputies said Callaway was arrested by the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday. Callaway is currently being held in the Henry County jail without bond.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff's Office at 276-638-8751. The Crimestoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for any information related to this crime.
Human remains found in a burned car in Axton over the weekend have been positively identified by a medical examiner as Juanita Dalton of Chatham, according to a statement from the Henry County Sheriff's Office.
Dalton owned the burned 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt where her remains were located, deputies said.
Deputies are offering a reward for information that may help investigators figure out what happened to Dalton.
According to the Henry County Sheriff's Office, the vehicle found in this incident was registered to Juanita Dalton, 74, of Chatham. Deputies are asking that if anyone has heard from Dalton to call the sheriff's office as soon as possible.
According to deputies, the vehicle was a 2010 white Chevy Cobalt.
The recovered body is still at the medical examiner's office in Roanoke for proper identification and cause.
Deputies are asking that if anyone saw anything suspicious between Pittsylvania County and Henry County in that area Sunday to call the sheriff’s office.
According to Sheriff Perry from the Henry County Sheriff's Office, deputies are investigating a possible homicide after a body was found in a burning car in Henry County Sunday.
Deputies said dispatchers received a call about a car on fire in a wooded area along Irisburg Road near the intersection of Mitchell Road just after 5 p.m. Sunday.
According to Sheriff Perry, after investigating, deputies said it looked as though the car has driven off the shoulder of the road and into the woods where it had been set on fire.
Perry said the Axton Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene to extinguish the fire, when they found a body inside the vehicle.
The body has been taken to the medical examiner and is awaiting an autopsy.
Anyone with information about this incident or anyone that may have been in this area between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday are asked to call 276-638-8751.
This is an ongoing story. Stay with WDBJ7 on air and online for updates.