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Search continues for missing Amelia woman and the man who is believed to have taken her

Posted at 8:55 AM, Jan 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-23 10:04:15-05

AMELIA COUNTY, Va. — A woman is missing, a man is dead and police are looking for a suspect wanted for abduction. Dana Lee William, 43, is considered armed and dangerous, the Amelia County Sheriff’s Office said. The Sheriff’s Office warned not to approach William if he is spotted. William was believed to be driving a 2010 Silver Dodge Caravan License Plate 433114.

Dana William and Olene Brooks (PHOTO: Amelia Sheriff's Office)

Dana William and Olene Brooks (PHOTO: Amelia Sheriff’s Office)

William, investigators said, abducted 67-year-old Olene H. Brooks from a home along the 17000 block of Poorhouse Road Thursday night. The Sheriff’s Office was called to the home at about 11:15 p.m. to investigate the abduction.

“After further investigation, the body of a 67-year-old male was discovered in the same area,” the Sheriff’s Office said.

The identify of the man whose body was found has not been released. Also not released yet is how investigator believe he died.

Brooks was described as a 5’4″, 160 pound white woman with brown hair and green eyes.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Amelia County Sheriff’s Office at 804-561-2118 or 911. Anyone with a news tip can submit it here.