Kemberly A.M. Williams—2016 Richmond Homicide #15

Here’s what we know so far.

We’re calling this a homicide because it has been officially termed as such by the Richmond Police Department. Before you tell us we’ve missed one–was it actually a death investigation (often self-defense)? Was it within city limits? Did the person die of wounds received in a different year? All of those deaths do not get officially counted as Richmond homicides for this year.

Update #1 — March 28, 2016; 3:11 PM

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Original — March 25, 2016

More information about the incident is shown under the “Investigation” section below.


Kemberly A.M. Williams, 49, of the 1800 block of N. 29th Street.

The Incident

  • Where: 1800 block of 29th Street in the East End
  • When: Thursday, March 24th around 10:53 PM.
  • Weapon: Gun, the victim died at the hospital at 11:42 PM.

The Investigation

The police have told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that Ms. Williams was struck while watching television in her residence, by a stray bullet that was fired from outside the house.

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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. Or, leave a tip online at Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

Submit tips about persons in possession of illegally-held guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. All the Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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