Murder Investigation Continues

Published 4:38 pm Tuesday, May 7, 2013

BUCKINGHAM – On Thursday, May 2, the Buckingham County Sheriff's Office, in an update on its ongoing investigation into the death of Alexis Artice Rose, age 18, reported, “The Sheriff's Office is confident that this incident only involved Mr. Moseley and Ms. Rose.”

In its initial press release, issued on May 1, the Sheriff's Office advised a felony warrant for violating Virginia Code 18.2-32, Murder in the First Degree, was issued against Christopher Jerel Moseley. According to that release, the suspect had been apprehended and was being processed on the murder charge.

In the update, the Buckingham Sheriff's Office explained, “The investigation did reveal that after the incident in Buckingham, Mr. Moseley drove his white 2008 Chevrolet Impala to the 2000 block of River Road West in Goochland County and abandoned it. The Goochland County Sheriff's Office discovered Mr. Moseley's vehicle at around 8:20 a.m. on May 1, 2013 and contacted the Buckingham County Sheriff's Office.”

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The release added, “Earlier that morning, Goochland County Sheriff's Office investigated a burglary into a local car dealership located at 2900 River Road West (Parrish Ford). There, Goochland deputies discovered a 2013 Ford F-150 missing from the dealer's lot.”

Continuing, the BCSO release reported, “A press release from the Virginia State Police detailed the following: 'Shortly after 3 a.m., May 1, a Virginia State Police trooper encountered the driver of a 2013 Ford F-150 on Interstate 64 eastbound at the 215 mile marker in New Kent County. The trooper noticed the vehicle was missing its license plates. Upon stopping the vehicle and through the trooper's investigation, it was determined that the vehicle was possibly stolen from a car dealership in Goochland County.

'The Goochland County Sheriff's Office was contacted and it was determined that the Sheriff's Office was conducting a breaking and entering investigation at the dealership.

'The driver of the Ford, Christopher J. Moseley was arrested without incident and charged by State Police for felony grand larceny.

'After further investigation, it was determined that Moseley was wanted by the Buckingham County Sheriff's Office in connection with an on-going homicide investigation. Moseley was held without bond at Henrico County Regional Jail East.'”

According to the BCSO release, Moseley was transferred on Thursday from the Henrico County Regional Jail East, in Barhamsville, Virginia, to Piedmont Regional Jail in Farmville, Virginia.