Man arrested in connection with murder of Southampton County woman

Man arrested in connection with murder of Southampton County woman
Police say Cynthia Carver, 34, was last seen on Feb. 22 in the 28000 block of Everett Street in Newsoms, Virginia.

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - An arrest has been made in connection with the murder of Cynthia Carver.

James Goodwyn Jr. was arrested on Thursday in connection with Carver’s murder.

Carver’s body was found nearly a month after she went missing in February.

Police say the body of Cynthia Carver, 34, was found in the southern part of Suffolk on Tuesday, according to WVEC.

Police say Carver was last seen on in the 28000 block of Everett Street in Newsoms, Virginia, on Feb. 21.

The FBI thinks that she was possibly traveling in Portsmouth and Norfolk on the day of her disappearance.

Investigators say they have developed a possible suspect vehicle as a silver Chrysler 2000 model, which was seen leaving her home on the night of her abduction. Police also said they have several persons of interests they are investigating.

Police found blood and a knife inside Cynthia’s home, but no sign of her. Her purse and phone were also missing.

The FBI had also extended the search into North Carolina.

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