Monday, February 22, 2016

Chamberlayne Ave. Double Homicide

February 20, 2016

Richmond Police detectives are investigating a double homicide that occurred overnight on the city’s north side.

At approximately 3:05 a.m., RPD officers were called to an apartment complex in the 2900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue for a report of a man down. In an interior hallway, they found the body of Cory J. Holmes, 40, of the 1300 block of Coalter St. He had been shot multiple times.

Inside a nearby apartment they found a female, Marquetta Y. Harris, 39, of the 2900 block of Chamberlayne Ave., who had been shot multiple times. She was transported to a local hospital where she died late this morning. They also found a pre-school age child in the apartment who was uninjured.

Detectives are following strong leads in this case, but they ask anyone with information to call Major Crimes Detective Conrad Simms at (804) 646-0712 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at  Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.  All the Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.