Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Victim Identified in Clarkson Road Homicide, Suspect Arrested

February 15, 2017
The Richmond Police Department has identified the person who was fatally stabbed last night as David Jones, 40, of the 1400 block of Clarkson Drive. A suspect has also been arrested.

At approximately 6:33 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, RPD officers were called to the 1400 block of Clarkson Road for a report of a person stabbed. They quickly located the victim, David Jones, lying in a breezeway of an apartment building.
Jones was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:36 p.m.

Acting on information several witnesses provided to RPD officers, Major Crimes detectives were able to determine Jones was stabbed during a fight with another man, Devell L. Carson, 36, of the 2400 block of Whitcomb Street. Carson has been arrested and charged with Voluntary Manslaughter. 
A booking photo is not yet available.

RPD detectives ask anyone who may have other information about this case to call Major Crimes Detective Amira Sleem at (804) 646-3871 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at