Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Person of Interest in Midlothian Turnpike Homicide

May 13, 2015

Richmond Police Department detectives need the public’s assistance to identify the man in the attached photos who is a person of interest in last week’s homicide on Midlothian Turnpike.

At approximately 3 p.m. Thursday, May 7, officers were called to the 6500 block of Midlothian Turnpike for the report of a shooting. In a parking lot they found Sylvester Nichols, 24, of the 6300 block of Glenway Drive, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The person of interest in the images is described as a black male, approximately 5’ 8”, who was wearing a red t-shirt and red shorts.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Marshall Young at (804) 317-6272 or Detective Sergeant Victor Greene at (804) 212-6928 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.