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Court Date Set for Orange County Murder Suspect

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ORANGE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) -

An Orange County man is due in court Wednesday on charges of fatally shooting his nephew near Gordonsville.

Investigators say 63-year old John Louis Johnson shot and killed 40-year-old Clyde Johnson III. The victim was found dead in his vehicle off Carter Winkey Road Sunday afternoon. John Louis Johnson has been charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from a property dispute.

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