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Police: Fredricksburg man charged for murdering woman

Christopher Alexander
Christopher Alexander(Fredricksburg Police)
Published: Sep. 16, 2021 at 12:28 PM EDT
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FREDRICKSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - Police say a Fredricksburg man has been charged for the murder of a woman.

On Sept. 11 around 3:30 p.m., police in Fredricksburg received a call from a concerned resident saying they heard a gunshot fired in an apartment located in the 2000 block of Woodlyn Drive.

After arriving at the scene, police met with one of the tenants who said the woman, identified as 27-year-old Amanda Seay, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

After conducting an investigation and an autopsy, police determined it was a homicide and the victim and perpetrator were living together.

On Sept. 15, police say Christopher Alexander, 26, of Fredericksburg was arrested and charged with:

  • Second Degree Murder
  • Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony
  • Discharging a Firearm within the City of Fredericksburg limits Causing Injury

Alexander is being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.

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