Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Weatherford Road Homicide Update and Arrest

Richmond Police detectives have identified the victim in this morning’s Weatherford Road homicide and have made an arrest in the case.

The victim, Richard L. Goode Jr., 39, of 5225 Weatherford Road, was found in his home dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Detectives have arrested Justin L. Winston, 37, of the 2200 block of McKesson Drive. Winston is considered a person of interest in relation to the homicide. His photo is attached.

At approximately 2:43 a.m., Richmond Police were called to 5225 Weatherford Road for a report of a shot fired. Officers arrived and found Goode inside the home. Detectives are still working to determine a motive at this time.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause of death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.