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Autopsy to Be Conducted on Former Alexandria Sheriff

Dunning retired from the force after the high-proile murder of his wife in 2003

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    Autopsy to Be Conducted on Former Alexandria Sheriff

    Former Alexandria Sheriff James Dunning has died at 62.

    Dunning retired from the Alexandria police force after the high-proile murder of his wife in 2003. The case has never been solved and an investigation remains open.

    An autopsy will be performed on James Dunning to determine a cause of death. Police say he appeared to have died in his sleep at his Hilton Head home this morning.