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Police Department Honors Fallen Captain Quick

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WAYNESBORO (WRIC) - One week after police captain Kevin Quick disappears, his fellow officers wear black and blue stripes over their badges and the flag near the Waynesboro Police Department flies at half-staff.

Late Friday afternoon, Quick's colleagues gathered as their chief announced the former reserve captain is dead.

"I would like to extend my sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of auxiliary captain Kevin Quick," says Chief Michael Wilhelm. "Words cannot begin to express the sorrow you feel."

Quick's body was discovered Thursday afternoon in a remote part of Goochland County. Detectives were in the area after receiving information that quick may have been left there.

Now with five people in custody and an investigation spanning multiple localities, Quick's friends don't know what to think.

"In 20 years that I've been on the job, I've never seen a case as complex as this."

And because the victim is one of their own, it's harder to comprehend.

"The fact it was a law enforcement officer… a new father… the patriarch of his family… it's painful on so many levels."

Police say more charges will be filed and there may be more arrests.

Five people have been charged over the last two days in connection to the case.

The three charged early this morning with principal in the 2nd degree to the crime of capital murder. That means they were somehow involved in the death, but are not accused of murdering Quick.

Police also charged them with gang participation.

8News also got documents with previous charges.

Anthony Stokes was just released from prison in October after serving 12 years for a list of charges, including three attempted robberies, kidnapping and abduction and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Girt Wright --who legally changed his name to Halisi Uhuru in 2011 -- got out of prison in December after serving almost five years for multiple robbery charges, a gang charge and firearm charge.

The three other suspects were arrested Thursday after officials found quick's car.

Two Albemarle siblings, Mersadies Shelton and Daniel Mathis, were taken into custody Tuesday night in Alexandria charged in theft of vehicle.  Another sibling, Shantai Shelton, is wanted on an unrelated arrest warrant.

The new arrests came late Thursday in Prince William and bring the total number of people behind bars to five in connection with the disappearance and murder of the Virginia officer.

The suspects are now behind bars in Henrico charged in connection with Quick's death.

 

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