Reaction pours in on social media to Chesapeake murder-suicide

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – So many of you here in Hampton Roads and people across the country have been sharing your heartbreak, shock and condolences via social media about the murder-suicide in Chesapeake.

People that had been following this story on the WAVY Facebook page since the beginning of the standoff were saddened by the outcome offering condolences and prayers.

“I was hoping that when I woke up everything would be fine and no one was hurt…” – Telly wrote.

“Praying for the family and neighborhood……” – Lisa posted.

“Saw this on my way to work this morning. May God be with them & the one that killed the family.” – Kayren added.

And truly the whole area has been affected by such a tragic event like this. Friends of the Dooley Family have taken to Twitter in droves.

A post on the 757 Real Estate Facebook page said “thoughts and prayers go out to the Deep Creek community, high school, cheer family and everyone that knew the Dooley family”. It notes what so many of you know that deep creek is a small but tight knit community that the Dooley family was an active part of.

On a post on the Western Branch Growing Forward Facebook page has a simple blue candle saying that a community is mourning.

A missionary in Illinois also talked on his Facebook page about the Dooley’s support of his work in third world hospitals, and a Pastor in Florida posted about the Dooley’s supporting his efforts for close to 40 years.

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