Suspected murder-suicide under investigation in Accomack County

Posted at 12:19 PM, Dec 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-28 12:19:16-05

Onley, Va. – The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place Saturday, December 26th.

The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office and Onley Police responded to a home on Maple Street around 8:30 p.m. that evening.

Officers and deputies found 52-year-old Xiaoliang Wang deceased inside the home and 45-year-old Hongmei Tan suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Tan was transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorites believe the incident was the result of a murder-suicide, but they are still investigating. Autopsy results are pending.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666.