(CNN) — Reserve Virginia police captain Kevin Quick’s body hasn’t been confirmed found, yet that didn’t deter authorities from announcing Friday that they have charged five people in connection with his disappearance and his death.
Scores of police opened a press conference Friday — exactly one week after Quick’s family last reported seeing him — by turning to face a flag as it was lowered to half-staff in Quick’s memory.
Addressing Quick’s family, Michael Wilhelm — the police chief in the small central Virginia city of Waynesboro where the 45-year-old Quick was a volunteer officer and also lived — said, “Words cannot begin to express the sorrow we feel just knowing that you are bearing such a profound loss.”
Authorities have not said how, when or why Quick died. Nor have they specified his relation to those involved in his disappearance and death, including whether he knew them personally, was targeted for his police work or perhaps was randomly