Charlottesville man arrested in connection with Albemarle Co. murder

James Elliot Fitch.
James Elliot Fitch.(ACPD)
Published: Nov. 25, 2020 at 4:01 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 25, 2020 at 4:15 PM EST
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Police have arrested a Charlottesville man in connection with a murder investigation.

The Albemarle County Police Department announced Wednesday, November 25, that officers arrested 58-year-old James Elliott Fitch earlier in the day.

Fitch was wanted for second-degree murder. Investigators believe he is responsible for the death of 55-year-old Yvette Finch. Police found her body in the 5400 block of Wingspread Lane over the weekend.

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