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26-year-old Richmond man dead in Overlook Street homicide on May 16

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Police detectives have identified the victim of a homicide that occurred Thursday on Overlook Street in Richmond.

Spen’Shawn Battle, 26, of Richmond, was pronounced dead May 16 when officers arrived to the 1300 block of Overlook Street at 3:40 p.m. Officers were called to the scene for the report of a person shot.

Battle was found down on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Detective P. Mansfield at (804) 646-6996 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

 

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.