Body of woman found off I-85 in Dinwiddie identified

Darnell Edward Taylor
Darnell Edward Taylor

DINWIDDIE, VA (WWBT) - The body of an unidentified black female that was found on the northbound exit ramp of Interstate 85 in the Dewitt area of Dinwiddie County has been identified.

The victim was identified Monday as Daisha N. Keeling, 19 years old of Urbana, according to the Dinwiddie County Sheriff's office.

Subsequent investigation led to the identification and arrest of Darnell Edward Taylor, 32, of the 1400 Block of Minefee Street in Richmond.

The case still under investigation and police are not releasing any information at this time. Police did acknowledge that the victim and suspect knew each other.

Darnell Edward Taylor is currently being held under no bond at the Dinwiddie County Jail charged with First Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.

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