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November 12, 2020

 (Prince George, VA) – 2nd DEGREE MURDER ARREST MADE IN RELATION TO MISSING PERSON INVESTIGATION.

As a result of an extensive, ongoing investigation, Prince George County Police, during the early morning hours of November 12, 2020, located human remains in a wooded area in Surry County.  Police are working with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to positively identify the remains.  Investigators do believe the remains are that of Corrine Lee Huddleston.  Corrine, a 20 year old female, of South Prince George County, was first reported missing  in October of 2020.

On November 12, 2020 Prince George County Police arrested Benjamin Franklin Chiarky (see page 2) for the murder of Corrine Lee Huddleston.  Chiarky was also arrested for felony conspire to distribute a schedule IV drug and for failure to comply with terms and conditions of probation.  Chairky is currently being held at the Riverside Regional Jail with no bond. 

The Prince George County Police Department is working collaboratively with the Surry County Sheriff’s Office in regards to this ongoing investigation.  Police are asking anyone with information regarding this case to call the Prince George Police Department at (804) 733-2773 or Crime Solvers at (804) 733-2777. You can also text-a-tip anonymously. Simply add "274637 (CRIMES)" to your Contacts list on your cellular phone and then text "igotcha" along with your message/tip.

Chiarky Ben

Benjamin Franklin Chiarky – Arrestee

31 years of age

12000 block of Colonial Trail West

Spring Grove, VA