Subject Wanted in Reference to Double Homicide in Bath County

A Be on the Lookout alert from the Virginia State Police:

On March 21, 2009 Beacher Ferrel Hackney entered the kitchen of The Homestead Resort located in Bath County and shot two co-workers. He then left the scene on foot. Hackney has not been seen since the shooting occurred. Hackney has known ties to West Virginia. He is currently charged with capital murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Hackney is a white male, born 2/10/1950
5’6″ and 145 pounds
Brown hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information pertaining to this shooting or Hackney’s current whereabouts, please contact the Virginia State Police Fusion Center at 877-4VA-TIPS (877- 482- 8477) or by filling out a Suspicious Incident Report at or Bath County Sheriff’s Office at (540) 839-2375.

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