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Suspect In Vance Shooting Found Dead

Posted December 8, 2004 10:20 a.m. EST

— Authorities believe an 18-year-old accused of shooting a Vance County man committed suicide.

Police found the body of Matthew Roberson in the Middleburg community of Vance County. Roberson had been the subject of a manhunt in Vance County and southern Virginia.

Roberson was accused of shooting Chris Harris before Thanksgiving.

Investigators believe Roberson was actually aiming at Harris' brother.