The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in Wednesday morning’s homicide near the Carytown area as Michael T. Boston Jr., 27, of the 1400 block of Claiborne Street.
At approximately 1:20 a.m., officers received a call for the report of a person down in the 700 block of Rothesay Road. When police arrived, they located Boston Jr. deceased on the sidewalk suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. As WTVR reports, Boston lived in the nearby Randolph community and was well known in the neighborhood. Many questions still surround his death.
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective D. Cuffley at 804.646.6795 or contact Crime Stoppers at 804.780.1000.
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