Thursday, July 31, 2014

Oakhurst Lane Homicide

Richmond Police detectives have arrested a man in connection with the death of a child last night.

At approximately 4:48p.m. Wednesday, EMS workers were called to a home in the 1400 block of Oakhurst Lane for a report of a 2-year-old male suffering from a medical issue. The child died a short time later at the hospital. He has been identified as O’ustin Spratley, 2, of the same address.

Police were notified and after further investigation and in consultation with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, Kevin L. Webb, 43, of the same address, was arrested and charged with felony child abuse and malicious wounding. This investigation remains ongoing and additional charges are pending. His mugshot is below.

Anyone with any 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.