Police: Body found in Amelia County was 19-year-old from Richmond

AMELIA COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities have identified a woman found dead in Amelia last week.

On May 4, a black female was found dead in Amelia County beside a private driveway in the 17000 block of Patrick Henry Highway.

Police on Tuesday say that the victim has been identified as Shy’Nisha M. Walker, 19, of Richmond, Va. Amelia investigators are continuing to follow up on leads that have been gathered to date.

“We do suspect foul play,” Amelia County Sheriff Ricky Walker said.

The Amelia Sheriff’s Office is asking for anyone who may have information to contact this office at 804-561-2118 or the Amelia Crime Solvers at 804-561-5200.

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