Monday, August 24, 2015

Victims Identified in North 35th Street Homicides

Aug. 24, 2015

The Richmond Police Department has identified the two victims in the North 35th Street homicide investigation.

At approximately 11:09 p.m. last night, officers were called to the 700 block of North 35th Street for the report of random gunfire. Officers arrived and found a female and a male in an alley behind a row of homes suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The female, Rashamella L. Willingham, 26, of the 700 block of North 35th Street, was dead at the scene. The male, William S. White, 31, of the 1600 block of North 27th Street, was transported to a local hospital but died shortly after arrival.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Detectives are actively working leads in the case, and encourage anyone with information on this incident to call Major Crimes Detective Ed Aeschlimann at (804) 646-3351 or (804) 839-0959 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.