Police: Suspects arrested in Hampton death investigation knew victim

Clockwise from left: Cameron Riss, John Garrison Sawyer, Miranda Carns (Photos courtesy of Hampton Police Department)

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton Police say three people arrested in connection to a death investigation were all acquaintances of the victim.

Jordan Lewis Madden
Jordan Lewis Madden

29-year-old Jordan Lewis Madden was reported missing by a family member on July 3. The relative told police that Madden’s last known contact with family was at about 9 p.m. on June 30.

At 10:48 a.m. on July 8, officers found human remains in a wooded area off of North Campus Parkway. The remains were identified as Madden.

The cause of death has not yet been determined.

Miranda Carns, 20, Cameron Riss, 25, John Sawyer, 26, all three are from Hampton, are charged with concealing a dead body in connection to the case. Police say they all three were acquaintances of Madden’s.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Hampton Police Division at 727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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