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Friend: Va. Killing suspect worried about housing

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - A market owner says the gunman suspected of killing eight people in Virginia is a "really nice fella" who worried the sister and brother-in-law he lived with were going to kick him out of the house.

Christopher Bryan Speight turned himself in Wednesday morning after police say he spent the night hiding in the woods. The 39-year-old has not been charged. Police say seven bodies were found at his house in Appomattox on Tuesday and another gravely wounded person died at the hospital.

Speight worked at Sunshine Market in Lynchburg as a security guard. Market co-owner David Anderson says he could tell something had been bothering Speight for months, but Speight never wanted to talk about it.

Anderson says he was "flabbergasted" to hear about the killings.

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