Richmond death investigation ruled a homicide; victim identified

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred this morning in Highland Terrace.

Police say that officers were called to the 1000 block of Highland View Avenue near Veranda Avenue around 6:12 a.m. for a report of a person down in the roadway. Emergency medical personnel pronounced the adult male dead on the scene.

The victim has since been identified as 36-year-old Djan R. Robinson of Richmond.

Major Crimes detectives responded to the scene, canvassed the area and are pursuing all available leads in the case.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Edward Aeschlimann at 646-3351 or Crime Stoppers at 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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