Monday, November 30, 2015

Southwood Parkway Homicide

November 28, 2015

The Richmond Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight on the city’s south side.

At approximately 3:25 a.m., an RPD officer on patrol was flagged down by a person who had heard a gunshot fired in the Southwood Apartments complex. The officer quickly found the body of an adult Hispanic male lying in a drainage ditch in the 4600 block of Southwood Parkway.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of his death.

The victim’s identity will be released once next of kin have been notified.

Anyone with information that may be helpful to the investigation is asked to call Detective Michael Gouldman at (804) 512-2950 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens may also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.