Man dies from assault injuries in Kenbridge

Jason Lee (PHOTO CREDIT: Piedmont Regional Jail)

KENBRIDGE, Va. (WRIC) — On March 17 at 2 p.m. Kenbridge Police Department responded to a call of an assault on Center St. in the Town of Kenbridge. According to police, Sgt. Aaron Peter arrived on scene and saw a subject in the roadway that had been assaulted.

The subject later died of his injuries from the assault.

The crime scene was secured and a search for the suspect and interviewing of witnesses began. Later in the evening, the suspect turned himself in.Virginia State Police, Victoria Police and Lunenburg Sheriff’s Office assisted.

Virginia State Police, Victoria Police, and Lunenburg Sheriff’s Office assisted in the initial investigation.

Although the investigation is ongoing, Jason Lee has been charged with 1st Degree Murder. Any information from the public should be directed to the Lunenburg Sheriff’s Office at 434-696-4452.

Lee is currently being held at the Piedmont Regional Jail.

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