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Missing woman’s remains found in Chesapeake

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Chesapeake, Va. - The remains of missing Virginia Beach woman Brianna Armstrong have been found in Chesapeake, according to Chesapeake Police.

Sunday, May 31st, police were notified about possible animal or human remains that were found in the 4000 block of Douglas Road. A man riding his bike found the remains. Several vultures were circling the area and the man thought the remains were an animal.

The remains were identified as 43-year-old Brianna armstrongArmstrong later in the week.

"I'm really freaked out right now. I'm devastated. I feel horrible," said Irene Donnelly, a neighbor.

Armstrong was reported missing from Virginia Beach on May 9th. Her car was later found in a parking lot off of Newtown Road with the keys still in the ignition, along with her purse and shoes inside of it.

A friend who says he last saw Brianna on May 7th didn't report that until May 16th, three days after her car was found.

Investigators are now trying to figure out who killed her and then dumped her body near the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp. There are no streetlights or houses in the stretch of Douglas Road in Chesapeake, where she was found.

Her coworkers at Knuckles and Knots, where Armstrong worked as a massage therapist, say they're in disbelief.

"To even conceive that somebody could do something like that to somebody that was really one of the kindest people that I've ever met is really just unthinkable," said Mark Harris, her boss. "You really can't say enough nice things about her as an employee or as a person."

Her coworkers are planning a vigil in the next few days.


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  • Ryan

    We feel horrible with knowing the outcome now! I was way off thinking she’d be found in Florida. Hope they solve this quick, wishful thinking probably …

    • *Sigh*

      I hope everyone who made some sort of smarta$$ comment when this story broke feels horrible now.

        • Shag

          Why don’t you get a life or a job or something. Your incessant need to comment on just about every story is enough already. As I recall you insisted she was in Florida as we’ll. maybe I’m wrong but what I’m not wrong on is your never ending need to comment on the vast majority of articles. Enough.

          • ethel

            I didn’t insist anything.

            I can post whatever whenever I want until people like you start hauling us away to concentration camps.

  • Tweed

    Overreact there much Ethel? You sure did say she was in Flotrida. 2 in the morning posting online and you don’t think you have a trolling problem? You are in denial.

      • Start

        No it wasn’t troll. You thought you were being cute or injecting as usual on a topic you know nothing about. But all you did was show your stupidity yet again. In this case someone is dead and yet you troll on thinking you are so witty when you are about as useful as a slug on a sidewalk. Stop trying to back track. Take it as a life lesson on when to keep your asinine observations to yourself. Which for you should be hence forth. Go outside and get away from the computer.

  • Debbie G.

    Brianna’s husband called her father Barney and told him that Brianna was cheating …personally I do not believe it.

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