Page County Homicide: Manhunt Underway for Armed Suspect Timothy Thomas Comer
Written by: Sam Orlando
In a shocking incident that took place on June 29, 2023, a man was found dead in his home in Elkton, Virginia, with an apparent gunshot wound. While the residential address is Elkton, the home is located in the southernmost section of Page County, very near the town of Shenandoah. The victim has been identified as 69-year-old Gregory Lee Williams. The unsettling news has triggered a homicide investigation by the Page County Sheriff's Office.
The distressing call was received by the Page County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) at approximately 5:05 PM, reporting a man down in the 5600 block of Jollett Road. Responding Fire/EMS and Law Enforcement teams arrived at the scene to find Williams deceased on his property.
Sheriff Chad Cubbage from Page County Sheriff's Office promptly sent investigators to the scene, treating the case as a homicide. The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations was also at the scene, aiding with processing.
The Page County Sheriff's Office is making a concerted effort to crack the case, with Commonwealth's Attorney Bryan Cave providing resources from his office as required. Williams's body was transported to the Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Manassas for an autopsy, with results expected to shed more light on the grim incident.
Meanwhile, investigators are in pursuit of a person of interest, identified as Timothy Thomas Comer, born on July 17, 1967. Comer is considered armed and dangerous and the public has been strongly advised not to approach him.
A vehicle of interest in the case, described as a blue or green Dodge Caravan with unknown Virginia registration, has also been identified. The Sheriff's Office has released an image of the actual van and again stressed that it should not be approached.
Sheriff Cubbage has urged anyone with information about the van or Comer to contact Lt. Kenneth Boyd or Captain Tim Lansberry at the Page County Sheriff’s Office at (540)743-6571. He reiterated that public safety remains a top priority, and the swift resolution of this disturbing case is of utmost importance.