Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Three Arrested in Victoria Jewelers Homicide

Three Arrested in Victoria Jewelers Homicide

Richmond Police have made three arrests in connection to Monday's homicide.

Jesse G. Edmond, 49, of the 1400 block of Enfield Avenue, Anthony J. Lenard, 26, of the 00 block of East Clay Street and Jermeaka M. Gorham, 28, of the 4000 block of McKay Avenue have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Their photos are attached.

Detectives would like to thank local and regional partners including the Henrico, Chesterfield and Roanoke Rapids, N.C. police departments and the U.S. Marshal's Regional Fugitive Task Force for their cooperation in this case.

At approximately 4:00 p.m. Monday, police were called to 309 E. Broad St., Victoria Jewelers, for the report of a person down. Officers arrived and found Muhammad Baig, an employee of the store, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

The investigation continues.

Detectives ask anyone with further information about this crime 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.