Skip to comments.Creigh Deeds critically wounded; son dead from gunshot
Posted on 11/19/2013 7:03:23 AM PST by sunmars
Former Dem nominee for VA-Gov in serious condition.
Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, is in critical condition after being stabbed in his home and his son Gus is dead from a gunshot wound, law enforcement sources told the Richmond Times-Dispatch this morning.
Deeds is being treated at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
Authorities said they are trying to determine the sequence of events at the Deeds home in Bath County early today.
Further details were not immediately available.
(Excerpt) Read more at timesdispatch.com ...
Serious stuff, wonder what tipped the son over the edge?
A: he was a Democrat?
Horrible, I’m so sorry. Prayers of comfort for his family.
Yes. Bob McDonnell beat him to become governor. This is terrible.
Saddened to hear of this tragedy. Prayers up for Sen. Deeds and his family.
This makes me heartsick. Prayers for him and his family in this tragic time.
VA State Police spokesperson tells NBC29 to expect a noon press conference about State Sen. Deeds stabbing.
Thanks... I’ll be looking for it.
Horrible news for all of Virginia, prayers for the entire Deeds family.
From Pat Mullins, RPV Chairman:
We just some terrible news. State Sen. Creigh Deeds is in critical condition in a Virginia hospital after being stabbed. Apparently his son Gus is dead, too.
The details are scarce at this point, but based on what we do know the situation is terrible. Words fail in a time like this.
Creigh Deeds is a good man, and a dedicated public servant. I ask that you keep he and his family in your thoughts and prayers.
WHOA I hear from another son that son may have drug problem he just went crazy on his father
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