Retired state trooper found dead inside camper in Mathews County

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Mathews County, Va. - Police are now investigating after a recently retired Virginia State Police Master Trooper was found dead in Mathews County on August 5th.

hudson1Emergency officials received calls at 1:30 p.m. about a gunshot victim in the 180 block of Ballast Point Road in the Hudgins community. When they arrived, they found Virginia State Police Master Trooper T.E. Hudson, 53,  dead inside of a camper on the property.

Police say Hudson was working as a part-time deputy with the Mathews County Sheriff's Office after retiring from the Virginia State Police on January 1st.

Hudson's body will be taken to the medical examiner's office in Richmond for an autopsy.

No other details have been released about this case.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates.

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