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Person charged with second-degree murder in deadly fire on Eastern Shore

Virginia State Police said Kimiko Tenallie Dickerson set the fire in New Church in Accomack County. Delbert Dickerson died in that fire.

NEW CHURCH, Va. — Investigators have charged a person with second-degree murder in connection with a fire on Virginia’s Eastern Shore Thursday night that left one man dead.

Delbert Dickerson, 59, was identified as the victim found in the structure fire, Virginia State Police spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Anaya said.

According to Virginia State Police, crews were called to a structure fire in the 31000 block of Bishop Road in New Church around 8 p.m. That's in Accomack County. 

Agents with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation have charged a female suspect with arson and second-degree murder. 

Kimiko Tenallie Dickerson, 40, was taken to Accomack County Jail where she received no bond.