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Bassett man was found shot in his home.
Sunday, March 31, 2013
The Henry County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection to a Friday night homicide in Bassett.
At about 7:15 p.m. Friday, the Henry County Sheriff's Office responded to a call that a man had been shot. After arriving in the 2500 block of Blackberry Road in Bassett, officers found William Bradley Doss, 28, in his home with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to a release from the sheriff's office. He was transported to the Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County, where he was pronounced dead.
According to the sheriff's office, Marcus Ryan Barnes, 34, of Fieldale, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The release said he is being held in the Henry County Jail without bond.
Barnes appears in a picture on the Virginia Lottery Facebook page, posted Saturday, showing him and his fiancee with a scratcher ticket that won $20,000.
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