Murderer Nabbed in Lee County’s Rosehill

Last Tuesday alert officers nabbed a man charged with First Degree Murder in Hancock County in our own Lee County, Va. According to the latest Press Release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Hancock County Sheriff’s office, Garry Heath Gilliam age 48, was located and arrested.
Monday evening, officers from the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting on Neal Road in Tazewell and discovered Irby Neal, age 67, deceased.
Agents soon joined the investigation to aide area law enforcement personnel and in a very short time, Gilliam was identified as the perpetrator responsible for the demise of Neal.
Wise County Sheriffs Office Response Team and Hostage Negotiators were then able to contact and arrange the safe arrest of Gilliam outside a Rosehill residence.
At this time Gilliam, is being held in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail located in Duffield Virginia awaiting extradition to Tennessee.

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