Sunday, July 21, 2013

William Byrd Apartments Homicide

July 21, 2013

At approximately 3:40 a.m., Richmond Police received a call of a person in medical distress in the William Byrd Apartments located at 2501 W. Broad Street.
Officers arrived and found a white male, in his 40’s, unresponsive in a 10th floor apartment. Upon investigation it was discovered the victim had suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives canvassed residents and forensics staff processed the scene for evidence. Preliminary investigation has led detectives to believe known parties were involved in a robbery inside the apartment.

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