Woman indicted on murder at Walmart after judge initially cleared case

Woman indicted on murder at Walmart after judge initially cleared case
Brittany Wiggins (Source: Ashland Police)
Ashley Fricke was found dead inside a car in a Walmart parking lot in Ashland. (Source: Facebook/T. Law)
Ashley Fricke was found dead inside a car in a Walmart parking lot in Ashland. (Source: Facebook/T. Law)

ASHLAND, VA (WWBT) - A grand jury has indicted a woman in a Hanover murder case that left a 25-year-old woman dead at a Walmart parking lot.

Brittany Wiggins was indicted on first degree murder. The indictment comes after a judge initially ruled there wasn't probable cause for the case to move forward.

Officers found Ashley Fricke dead from a gunshot wound and later arrested Wiggins after surveillance video showed her inside of the Ashland Walmart.

Wiggins' attorney says she was being targeted because she's gay and says she fired a random gunshot in the air - not knowing it had struck anyone.

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