Monday, June 20, 2016

Victim Identified in East 15th Street Homicide

June 18, 2016

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of this morning’s homicide in the Oak Grove neighborhood.

At approximately 10:54 a.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of East 15th St Street for the report of a person down. Upon arrival, they quickly located the body of Ronald C. McWilliams Jr, 23, of the 1000 block of East 15th Street, in a back yard.

Detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death following an autopsy.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Major Crimes Detective Jeffrey Crewell at (804) 646-5324 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.