*Update* Suspicious death -1200 Green Cedar Lane

Friday, October 09, 2020

​*Update

An arrest has been made in this case.  The preliminary investigation has revealed that officers responded to a missing persons case in the 1200 block of Green Cedar Lane on October 8th.  There were suspicious circumstances surrounding the disappearance.  Officers began searching the address and located the body of the victim, 63-year-old Cynthia Sue Capps. A short time later, police located and detained another resident of the address, 35-year-old Hagen Lawrence Roberts.  Roberts was subsequently charged with murder. He is being held in the Virginia Beach City Jail.

As this is still an active investigation, no further details can be provided at this time.


On Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7:46 p.m., Emergency Communications received a call for service in the 1200 block of Green Cedar Lane. Officers arrived on the scene and located an adult female deceased. This is a very active investigation. Investigators have one person in custody at this time. There is no threat to the public. No further details will be released at this time.

MPO LM Bauder, Public Affairs Officer, Virginia Beach Police Department





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