Man Charged After Incident at Brookneal Home

Brookneal, VA - A woman is in the hospital, a man behind bars, and the Campbell County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant Thursday night in connection to this case.

Investigators were on the scene at a house on Phelps Creek Road in Brookneal Thursday night after a domestic disturbance.

Sergeant Jeremy Jones said they got a call around 7 p.m. that a woman was hurt at the home.

He said she was unresponsive at first, but someone did CPR on her while deputies were in route.

She was flown by helicopter to Lynchburg General Hospital.

Investigators won't release her name or condition, but they did say Jeffery Wright was arrested and charged with malicious wounding.

This is the same home Campbell County investigators collected evidence from in the search for a missing Halifax County woman, Wendy Beadles Francis.

She was last seen in June 2012.

They searched the home and the surrounding area on Phelps Creek Road, along with a pond and woods back in February 2013.

The property owner was NOT named as a suspect.

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