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2017 News Releases

For Immediate Release

Police Arrest Homicide Suspect

December 15, 2017

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police have arrested a suspect in relation to a homicide that occurred in the area of Eureka Drive on Thursday, Dec. 14.

At about 3:10 a.m. on Dec. 14, police responded to a reported shooting in the area of Eureka Drive and Aldwell Drive. Upon arrival, police located Basheed I. Boatwright, 36, outside a residence in the 7400 block of Eureka Drive. Boatwright, of the 1200 block of Aldwell Drive, had been shot. He was transported to an area hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

On Dec. 14, police obtained warrants for James E. Williams Jr., 18, for murder, conspiracy to commit murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Williams, of the 1100 block of Sumpter Street in Richmond, was arrested on Dec. 14 and is currently in the custody of the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office at an area hospital.

Police continue to investigate this homicide and urge anyone with information to 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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