Investigation continues in death of Deltaville woman

by Tom Chillemi

DELTAVILLE—The investigation into the death of a 61-year-old Deltaville woman entered its second week as multiple law enforcement agencies combine efforts, said Middlesex Sheriff David P. Bushey on Tuesday, July 25.

“I want to assure the Middlesex County community the sheriff’s office has made this case a top priority,” said Sheriff Bushey in a statement issued on Tuesday. “We have two detectives assigned to the case along with uniformed deputies assisting. Detectives also are continuing to work with the Virginia State Police along with other agencies outside the area. We will continue to investigate this as a homicide.”

Margaret Thornton “Peggy” Lammers was found dead in her residence on Stove Point Road in Deltaville at about 6:15 p.m. on July 11 by Middlesex deputies.

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