Virginia man dies after assault at gas station, teen accused of murder

virginia man assaulted at gas station and dies  year old arrested for murder
Source: Accomack County Sheriff’s Office, Unsplash

Jun. 18 2021, Published 9:59 a.m. ET

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A man was assaulted at a Virginia gas station and later died from his injuries. Police say a teen is to blame and have charged the 19-year-old with murder.

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Around 11 p.m. June 15, the Accomack County Sheriff's Office received a report that a man was assaulted at the Onley Royal Farms, officials said.

When deputies arrived, they found David Anthony McCain, 30, sitting unresponsive in a vehicle.

McCain was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to the Norfolk Medical Examiner’s Office so the cause of death could be determined, authorities said.

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An investigation started and it led to warrants being issued for Xzaviyor Snead, 19, Delmarva Now reported. Police have not said if Snead knew the victim or released a possible motive for the assault.

Snead was charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, police said.

He is currently being held at the Accomack County Jail without bond, authorities said.

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