Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Third Avenue Fatality Identified

Sept. 8, 2015

The Richmond Police Department has identified the person fatally injured yesterday on Third Avenue as Joseph L. Terry, 24, of the 1100 block of St. Paul Street.

At approximately 10:04 a.m., officers were called to the 2200 block of Third Avenue for a report of a person down. At that location they discovered two males injured outside a residence.

Terry was transported to a local hospital with a stab wound that was considered life threatening. He died at the hospital.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Detectives believe the incident resulted from an attempted home invasion.

Detectives are investigating and have classified this case as a death investigation. Detectives have consulted with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and, at this time, no charges have been filed.

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