The Richmond Police Department has made an arrest in the stabbing death last July of Vivian L. Robinson, 50, of the 4300 block of North Avenue. After a thorough investigation and consulting with the Commonwealth’s Attorney, the department is now classifying this death investigation as a homicide.
John L. Reid Jr., 61, of the 100 block of Elsing Street, Highland Springs, was arrested last week and charged with second-degree murder and malicious wounding (x2). His booking photo is attached.
At approximately 11:53 p.m., on July 22, 2017, officers were called to a residence in the 3300 block of North Avenue for the report of an argument and persons stabbed. Officers arrived and found four individuals who were involved in the incident, a male and three females. The three females had suffered from stab wounds. Two were transported to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life threatening and Robinson was pronounced dead at the scene.