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Ava Renee Morgan, 41, served as a corrections officer with the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority



By Greg Friese

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. — Ava Renee Morgan, 41, was killed by her husband on January 6, 2023. WJHL confirmed with the Washington County Sheriff that Morgan was found dead after her husband, George William Morgan, told authorities he had killed someone.

When deputies responded to the address given by George Morgan they discovered Ava Morgan dead with apparent gunshot wounds. Morgan confessed to killing his wife.

Washington County Sheriff Blake Andis told WJHL that Ava Morgan worked at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority.