Man arrested for shooting death of woman in Carroll County

Kevin Lee Sizemore mugshot
Kevin Lee Sizemore mugshot(Carroll County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 30, 2022 at 1:01 PM EDT
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CARROLL COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A man has been arrested for the death of a woman found shot to death in Carroll County Wednesday morning, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say they responded at 11:30 a.m. to 68 Fairlawn Lane in the Woodlawn area of the county, for a reported unresponsive woman.

Deputies found 30-year-old Laura Caroline “Carrie” Buffkin, dead from a gunshot wound.

Deputies say they identified 42-year-old Kevin Lee Sizemore of Hillsville as a person of interest. Deputies contacted Sizemore July 29 and say he had a pistol he was carrying concealed.

Sizemore was then arrested and charged with murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, possession of a firearm while subject to a protective order, felony larceny of a firearm and possession of a concealed weapon.

Sizemore was taken before a magistrate and committed to the New River Valley Regional Jail without bond pending arraignment.

The Carroll County Fire Rescue Department, Rescue Squad, Virginia State Police and the Carroll County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office assisted the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.

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