Monday, January 9, 2017

Victim Identified, Arrest Made in Greshamwood Place Homicide

January 9, 2017

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in last night’s homicide as Deavon L. Jacobs, 25, of the 300 block of Melmark Court.
James D. Henshaw, 39, of the 12000 block of Sliding Rd., Church Road, Va., was arrested earlier today in connection to last night’s homicide. A booking photo will be released as it becomes available.

Last night at approximately 10:48 p.m., police responded to the Motel 6 at 100 Greshamwood Place for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

A medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Jeff Crewell at (804) 646-5324 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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