Police Investigate Death of 28-Year-Old Daugherty Man


Staff Report —

According to Sheriff W. Todd Wessells, on June 4, 2021, at approximately 6:12 a.m., the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an accidental shooting in the 28000 block of Withams Road.

Upon arriving on the scene, deputies discovered an unresponsive male subject. The victim, Ontavious Vadelle Mapp, 28, of Daugherty, was pronounced deceased on the scene. The decedent is being transported to the Norfolk Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death.

The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Virginia State Police and the Accomack County Department of Public Safety.

The investigation into this incident is continuing and anyone with information on this or any other incident is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666 or tips may be submitted through the sheriff’s office website at accomackcountysheriffsoffice.org.