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Waynesboro Commonwealth's Attorney Dies

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Charles P. “Chuck” Ajemian, photo courtesy of www.stvincent.edu Charles P. “Chuck” Ajemian, photo courtesy of www.stvincent.edu

A longtime Waynesboro prosecutor died Wednesday morning. Chuck Ajemian, 71, spent the past 17 years as the city's commonwealth's attorney.

The Richmond native and University of Virginia School of Law graduate leaves behind a wife, five sons, and several grandchildren.

Attorney Thomas Weidner, who worked with Ajemian, says it's a sad day for the community.

"He was a quiet, dedicated leader who was selfless, and took the time to agonize over every problem a commonwealth's attorney has to make sure all the parties were represented in a fair way,” said Weidner.

Ajemian died at his home after several months of illness.

Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, City of Waynesboro Press Release

The Waynesboro, Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office announces that Charles P. “Chuck” Ajemian passed away at his home this morning.

Our condolences go out to his wife, Anne Marie, and to his five sons, Charles, J.C., Eric, Lucas, and Jason. Since his election as Commonwealth’s Attorney in 1997, he faithfully served the citizens of Waynesboro.

His honesty, integrity, and dedication to serving justice will be greatly missed.

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