Monday, October 26, 2015

Victim Identified in Powell Road Homicide

October 26, 2015

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in the Powell Road homicide.

On Sunday, at approximately 12:30 a.m., officers were called to the 2500 block of Powell Road for a report of a person down in the street. Officers arrived and found Mark A. Jefferson, 28, of the 900 block of Kingsway Road, unresponsive in the roadway who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Conrad Simms at 804 646-0712 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.