Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Victim Identified in Belt Boulevard Homicide

January 3, 2017

Richmond Police detectives have identified the victim of a homicide that occurred Sunday as missing Henrico County resident Romoan J. Mitchell, 40, of the 400 block of Camero Court.

Shortly after 10:30 a.m. on January 1, an officer working in the 3400 block of Belt Boulevard found a body in a wooded area along what used to be Platinum Road. The victim, who was later identified as Mitchell, was pronounced dead at the scene. Following an autopsy, the medical examiner concluded Mitchell had been shot.

Mitchell was reported missing in Henrico County in late December.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Division are investigating the incident as a homicide and continue to gather additional information.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Anthony Coates at (804) 646-0729 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.

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