Todd Houck


Age: 36

murder suspect and troubled son of former longtime Virginia state senator and lawmaker R. Edward Houck who had reportedly shot and killed 36-year-old Jeremy Gift, the boyfriend of his estranged wife Cherie Greene Houck, during an apparent confrontation at a Richmond, Virginia motel before abducting the woman at the scene of the crime and led police on a 30-mile high-speed chase along northbound U.S. Interstate 95 main highway in Northern Virginia's Spotsylvania County, but who had a lengthy criminal record stretching back to at least 1998 when he was arrested for allegedly abducting and sodomizing a 14-year-old girl and whose most recent run-in with the law took place on September 1, 2015 when he was charged with felony statuary burlgary before he had been released the next day on a $1,500 secure bond.

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

Born: April 16, 1979

Died: September 22, 2015

Fredericksburg, Virginia