Henrico police investigate West End homicide

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - At 12:03 a.m. this morning, police were called to the 5600 block of Tumbleweed Circle in western Henrico County near Henrico Doctors Hospital's Parham Road campus.

Police discovered the body of 42-year-old Verna Ileo in an apartment with obvious signs of trauma.  Police arrested 33-year-old Christopher L. Walker, of 11 4th Avenue in Richmond, outside of the apartment and charged him with first degree murder.

The relationship between the victim and Walker is not clear.  The complex is Old West Apartments.

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