The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of yesterday’s homicide on Stuart Avenue as Charles P. Smith IV, 48, of the 2000 block of Stuart Avenue.
At approximately 11:23 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, officers were called to a residence in the 2000 block of Stuart Avenue for a welfare check. Once on scene, they found Smith dead inside the residence.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.
At this time, Richmond Police believe this is an isolated incident and there is no ongoing threat to the Fan District neighborhood.
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. Young at (804) 646-3926 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.