Victim identified in domestic violence stabbing

RICHMOND, Va (WRIC)– The Richmond Police Department is currently conducting a death investigation as a result of a domestic incident that occurred Sunday morning.

At approximately 1:45 a.m. Sunday, officers were called to an apartment in the 4600 block of Grove Avenue for the report of a domestic argument between a male and a female. Officers arrived and found Woodrow E. Anstead, 38, in the apartment suffering from a knife wound.

He was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

The Richmond Police Department detectives have consulted with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. This has been classified a death investigation and detectives are not seeking suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective James Baynes at (804) 646-3617 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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