Tuesday, August 4, 2015

New Images of Person of Interest in Midlothian Turnpike Homicide

August 4, 2015

Richmond Police Department detectives have released new images of a person of interest in an investigation into a homicide that occurred on Midlothian Turnpike in May. Detectives need the public’s assistance to identify the man in the attached photos and video.

The images were captured at a local convenience store recently.

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 five feet eight inches tall.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Marshall Young at (804) 646-3926 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.