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For Immediate Release

Police Release Identity of Homicide Victim

November 06, 2017

11-06-17 Frank X. AltimariCHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police have released the identity of a man who was killed in the 1500 block of Black Heath Road on Saturday, Nov. 4.

At about 8 p.m. on Nov. 4, police responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon at a residence on Black Heath Road. Upon arrival, officers located Nicholas S. Altimari, 61, in the driveway. Nicholas Altimari, of the 1500 block of Black Heath Road, was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation indicates Nicholas Altimari was struck by a vehicle and with an ax.

An adult female on scene supplied police with suspect information. The adult female, who was also injured in the incident, was transported to an area hospital where she was treated and released.

The suspect, Frank X. Altimari, 31, was located in Richmond and taken into custody without incident. Frank Altimari, of the 3100 block of Klondike Road in Richmond, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. He is currently being held at Riverside Regional Jail without bond.

Frank Altimari is the son of Nicholas Altimari, and this incident appears to be domestic in nature.

Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

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