Sheriff: Carnival worker from Virginia shot, killed three women

Authorities in Virginia have linked the slayings of two missing women and a missing teenage girl to a carnival worker who met the victims through the traveling show.

The sheriff’s office in rural Washington County announced Monday that 23-year-old James Michael Wright is charged with murder. He’s accused of fatally shooting the three in February and March.

Sheriff Fred Newman identified the victims as 25-year-old Athina Hopson of Johnson City, Tennessee; 22-year-old Elizabeth Marie Vanmeter of Carter County, Tennessee; and 17-year-old Joslyn M. Alsup of Cobb County, Georgia.

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