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Richmond Police: Arrest made, victim identified in Drewry Street homicide

Crystal Graham
Lionel White
Lionel White

Richmond Police detectives have made an arrest in a homicide that occurred on Drewry Street on Saturday and have identified the victim.

The victim was identified as Lavon Page, 62, of Richmond.

On Saturday, at approximately 3:01 p.m., officers were called to the 1400 block of Drewry Street for the report of a person shot.

Officers arrived and located an adult male, Page, down and unresponsive in a yard of a residence.

He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives arrested Lionel White, Jr., 55, of Richmond. White has been charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Anyone with further information about this homicide is asked to call Detective A. Sleem at (804) 814-7123 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.

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