Djan Robinson—2016 Richmond Homicide #2

Here’s what we know.

We’re calling this “Homicide #2” because it is the second in confirmed homicides that were originally committed in 2016.

Update #1 — January 16, 2016; 0:15 AM

Funeral and obituary information below.

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Original — January 07, 2016


Djan R. Robinson, 36

Djan’s full obituary is available via the Richmond Times-Dispatch

ROBINSON, Djan R., age 36, of Richmond, departed this life January 6, 2016. He is survived by his fiancee, Lukeisha Terry; one son, Djan Robinson Jr.; mother, Sheila Robinson; father, Ernest Morton; one sister, Dajonay Robinson; nine aunts, two uncles; a host of cousins, among them a devoted, Bennika Lockley; and other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Ave., where funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at the funeral home 12:45 p.m. Friday. Online condolences can be made at

The incident

  • Where: 1000 Block of Highland View Avenue on Northside.
  • When: Wednesday, January 6th, officers were called at 6:18 AM by a passerby who saw the body lying in the road.
  • Weapon:One apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation

So far, nothing to report. Major Crimes is pursuing leads, according to the Richmond Police Department.

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Got a tip?

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Edward Aeschlimann at 804.646.3351 or Crime Stoppers at 804.780.1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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View all 2016 homicides here.

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