“Henry County Investigates Homicide of Antwain Hampton in Axton”

By | August 12, 2023



The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in Axton, Virginia. A man arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound and later died from his injuries. The incident occurred on Axton Road, and a search warrant was executed at the home. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office or Crimestoppers. The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards for information related to crime. Odyssey Fields reported

Authorities in Henry County, Virginia are currently conducting an investigation into a homicide that took place in Axton on Friday. The incident was reported to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 5:09 p.m. when 24-year-old Antwain Royqwell-Garifield Hampton arrived at SOVAH Health of Danville with a gunshot wound. Tragically, Hampton succumbed to his injuries shortly after. As the investigation progressed, deputies from the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office visited the hospital and interviewed a friend of Hampton’s, who revealed that the shooting had occurred on Axton Road. Law enforcement proceeded to the residence in question, executing a search warrant, but found no one present. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is urging anyone with relevant information to contact them or Crimestoppers, as the latter offers rewards of up to $2,500 for valuable crime-related tips..