A missing persons case has turned into a murder case in Campbell County. WDBJ7 learned Monday that a grand jury indicted Jeffrey Wright on murder charges in connection to the disappearance of Wendy Beadles Francis.
The study was prompted after a previous survey of the dam showed the 60-foot spillway near the entrance of Lynchburg College was not large enough to handle the flow of water during severe weather conditions.
The rain certainly dampened holiday plans for some around the region. But those that attended Thomas Road Baptist Church's Celebrate America event were ready to celebrate Independence Day, rain or shine.
For the past two years, the mother of a missing Campbell County woman has been trying to keep her hope alive. Wendy Beadles Francis was last seen in June 2012 in the small town of Brookneal, which is right outside of South Boston.
The Eyes of Freedom Memorial consists of life-sized portraits of the 22 young Marines and one Navy Corpsman of Lima Company, Ohio, who lost their lives in Iraq. The memorial is in Lynchburg from March 7-March 13.