A Tennessee man has been indicted for allegedly providing drugs to two sisters who died in Wythe County in March.
Dreama Gayle Davis and Donna Surratt were found dead on March 26 in separate homes on Pump Hollow Road.
A grand jury indicted 24-year-old Ranny Lynn Stroupe of Tennessee on two counts of felony homicide, one count of distribution of a schedule II drug, and seven counts of conspiracy to obtain drugs by fraud.
Stroupe is being held at the Monroe County Jail in Madisonville, Tennessee, on unrelated charges out of Tennessee.
Wythe County intends to extradite Stroupe to Virginia.
Here is the news release from the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office:
On March 26, 2014, Wythe County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 378 Pump Hollow Road, Wytheville, VA to the scene of an unattended death. Upon their arrival, deputies discovered the body of Dreama Gayle Davis, age 34. While investigating this incident, deputies responded to 367 Pump Hollow Road, Wytheville, VA to the scene of another unattended death. The decedent at this residence was identified as Donna Surratt, the sister of Dreama Davis. When investigators arrived, the scenes were processed and numerous items were collected for processing.
In the ensuing months since the deaths, additional evidence was collected as well as numerous statements from family members. Part of this evidence gathering was the toxicology report from the 2 victims.
As a result of the investigation, evidence was produced to a grand jury and Ranny Lynn Stroupe, age 24, presently living in Tennessee, was charged in the 2 women’s deaths.
The charges against Stroupe are as follows:
Felony Homicide – 2 counts
Distribution of Schedule II Oxymorphone (Opana) – 1 count
Conspiracy to Obtain Drugs by Fraud – 7 counts
Stroupe is presently being held at the Monroe County Jail in Madisonville, Tennessee, on unrelated Tennessee charges.
Wythe County will be seeking Stroupe’s extradition from Tennessee upon the final disposition of the Tennessee charges.