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Criminal Charges Nolle Prossed Against Father of AJ Hadsell

AJ Hadsell was the Norfolk teenager, who was found dead in Southampton County in April, 2015.  The medical examiner indicated that the cause of death was acute heroin poisoning.  However, the manner of death was not able to be determined.

Initially, Wesley Hadsell was indicted on statutory burglary, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, and four counts of obstruction of justice.  He was arrested as friends, family, and police officers searched for his daughter’s body in Chesapeake, Va. The police who were investigating Mr. Hadsell’s daughter’s disappearance believed that he was impeding their investigation.

On September 8, 2015, the criminal charges were nolle prossed against Mr. Hadsell.  Essentially, the Commonwealth attorney’s office decided not to pursue the criminal charges at this time.  However, the criminal charges could be reinstated at a later time.