Remembering the Richmond homicide victims of 2013.

click to enlarge Mourners light candles at vigil for Robert L. Poag, who was killed in September.

Scott Elmquist

Mourners light candles at vigil for Robert L. Poag, who was killed in September.

The city's oldest homicide victim in 2013 was 54 years old. The youngest was a newborn. Police found her, the city's 13th homicide victim, in a dumpster off Monument Avenue during the city's deadliest month, May. She is listed in records below as Robinson, the last name of her mother. But a Richmond police spokesman says they chose "Angel" as her first name. She is among the 37 homicides of 2013 — five fewer than the year before, as of press time. The majority of those killed were men. Of them, three in four were black. And 22 of those black men were younger than 30 when they died.

Elbert D. Lynch, 32, Jan. 20
Keon J. Robinson, 27, Feb. 9
Jared P. Ellison, 34, Feb. 17
Dwayne J. Fleming, 27, March 18
Christine M. Squire, 33, April 20
William H. Jackson, 27, April 23
Dominique L. Richardson, 29, May 11
Ricky Jones, 54, May 18
Larry A. Austin, 28, May 19
Larry R. Pittman, 21, May 21
Rameik A. Nixon, 28, May 23
Robert L. Bowman, 31, May 26
Baby Robinson, newborn, May 28
Darvis M. McLaughlin, 22, June 15
Jett G. Higham, 18, July 2
Joel S. Heatley, 46, July 21
James E. Rousey Jr., 25, Aug. 2
LeSean L. Cosby, 31, Aug. 5
Samuel L. Washington, 20, Aug. 7
Zekei T. Johnson, 18, Aug. 10
Garrick L. Ellis, 18, Aug. 17
Victor A. Soriano, 43, Aug. 18
Danyale K. Herring, 24, Sept. 10
Robert L. Poag, 29, Sept. 24
Angel Hernandez, 50, Sept. 27
Marquis J. Richardson, 18, Oct. 3
Toren M. Waller, 23, Oct. 6
George W. Redmon Jr., 40, Oct. 19
James E. Nash, 31, Oct. 19
Jeremy J. Meredith, 21, Nov. 3
Rodney S. White Jr., 22, Nov. 10
Samuel L. McFail Jr., 29, Dec. 5
Virginia T. Magill, 45, Dec. 13
Tremayne R. Thompson, 23, Dec. 14
Della C. Scott, 44, Dec. 19
Adam J. El, 25, Dec. 25
Sheena R. Green, 26, Dec. 29.

Source: Richmond Police Department. This list reflects 2013 homicide victims as of our press date, Dec. 30.


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