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Man suspected of killing estranged wife in northern Virginia caught in our area

Published On: Feb 03 2014 08:09:03 PM CST
ABINGDON, Va. -

A man wanted for First Degree Murder in Appomattox was taken into custody in Abingdon today.

Virginia State Police tell us Aubrey "Butch" Evans III was arrested on Interstate-81 near mile marker 19 around 11:00 this morning.

Evans is accused of killing his estranged wife near a gas station Friday afternoon in Appomattox County, Virginia.

Evans is charged with First Degree Murder, Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle, and Using a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.