Quincy C. Broadnax—2016 Richmond Homicide #1

The first official homicide committed in 2016 was one of multiple shootings that morning. Here’s what we know.

Original — January 05, 2016

We’re calling this “Homicide #1” because other violent deaths have either not been confirmed as homicides, or the act itself was committed in 2015.


Mr. Broadnax, 1979-2016

Mr. Broadnax, 1979-2016

Quincy C. Broadnax, 36.

His obituary reads:

Quincy C. Broadnax of Richmond, departed this life on January 3, 2016.

He was preceded in death by father, Robert L. Broadnax, Jr.

He is survived by his significant other, Latisha Vaughan; one son, Samir Vaughan Broadnax; one daughter, Jocelyn Onae’ Sanderson; his mother, Diane Purcell Broadnax; one brother, Wallace L. Galloway; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends, among them, Dorisa Harris.

Funeral information

  • Saturday, January 9th • 12:00 PM
  • Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull Street
  • Rev. Ronald C. Taylor Sr., officiating

You can send flowers, cards, etc. through Mimms Funeral Home at 1827 Hull Street.

The incident

  • Where: 3800 block of Midlothian Turnpike on Southside.
  • When: Sunday, January 3rd, at or around 2:18 AM.
  • Weapon: Gun, multiple times. He died at the hospital.

The investigation

So far, nothing to report.

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Got a tip?

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call Detective Sergeant Wayne Skinner at 804.646.6670 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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