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Police said Fore was standing in roadway

BUCKINGHAM — The death of a 33-year-old woman in Buckingham County on Sept. 14 in the 2300 block of Gravel Hill Road remains under investigation, according to Virginia State Police Public Relations Director Corinne Geller. 

“When Trooper G.T. Lee responded to the 2300 block of Gravel Hill Road, there was no crashed vehicle,” Geller said. “Instead, he discovered a female, Trish N. Toney-Mallon, 33, of Cumberland, lying in the roadway and (Neal E. Fore) standing over her.”

Geller said Toney-Mallon was deceased.

“Her remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond for examination, autopsy and positive identification,” Geller said.

Geller said Fore, 29, of Cumberland, was arrested that night for DUI and charged with driving without a valid operator’s license and for improper use of a “farm tag” license plate. Fore was transported to Piedmont Regional Jail, where he is being held without bond.

“Fore was driving a late 1990s/2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee that is light-brown in color, has ‘farm use’ tags and is missing its front bumper,” Geller said. “Fore did stop at the scene. Fore and Toney-Mallon had been traveling in the Jeep together prior to her death.”