Deputies make arrest in hit-and-run crash that killed 44-year-old man

Deputies make arrest in hit-and-run crash that killed 44-year-old man
John Cecil Davis (Source: King George County Sheriff’s Office)

KING GEORGE COUNTY Va. (WWBT) - The King George Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in connection to a deadly hit-and-run that left a man dead.

Deputies were called on Oct. 26 around 7:19 a.m. for the report of a man lying on the ground on the shoulder of Dahlgren Road in King George.

Emergency crews responded and confirmed he was dead.

The investigation indicates that on Friday, Oct. 25, between 8 and 10 p.m., 44-year-old Jose Mendez Mendez of King George was walking west on the shoulder Dahlgren Road near Hill Drive in front of Williams Creek Office when he was hit and killed by a vehicle.

Jose Mendez Mendez
Jose Mendez Mendez (Source: King George Sheriff’s Office)

Deputies arrested and charged John Cecil Davis, 61, of King George, with felony murder and felony hit-and-run resulting in death.

He is being held at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.

Anyone with information is asked to call deputies at (540) 775-2049.

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