Grand Jury indicts Wesley Hadsell on 6 felony charges

Posted at 2:09 PM, May 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-20 16:40:48-04

Update May 20, 2015: A Grand Jury in Norfolk returned six felony indictments against Wesley Hasell on Wednesday.

Hadsell was indicted on one count of Possession of Ammunition by a Convicted Felon and four counts of Obstruction of Justice. Those five charges had all been certified from General District Court.

He was also indicted on one count of Statutory Burglary via a direct indictment.

Hadsell is scheduled for a Bench Trial in Norfolk Circuit Court on July 8, 2015.

Norfolk, Va. - Two charges against Wesley Hadsell were dismissed by a Norfolk judge on Monday morning.

Hadsell, 36, faced seven total charges stemming from an incident that occurred on March 6th, just a few days after his stepdaughter AJ Hadsell disappeared.

Wesley Hadsell

Wesley Hadsell

He was charged with four felony counts of Obstruction of Justice, one count of Possession of Ammunition by a Felon, one felony count of Breaking & Entering into an Occupied House, and one felony count of Maiming an Animal.

The breaking and entering charge and the maiming charge were both dismissed. The other five charges were certified to a Grand Jury.

Those charges will go before the Grand Jury next Wednesday and it will be determined whether Hadsell will be indicted.

Hadsell has been in jail since March 21st. AJ Hadsell's remains were found behind a home in Southampton County on April 9th.

Wesley Hadsell has maintained that he has nothing to do with AJ’s disappearance. The investigation into her death is still ongoing.


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