Fugitive wanted in connection with December homicide arrested

Joseph M. Rodriguez Jr.
Joseph M. Rodriguez Jr.

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police investigators have made an arrest in the December homicide of a local rap artist who was featured this past week in the NBC12 Fugitive Friday segment.

Thirty-year-old Michael R. Mitchell was found shot to death at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 23, 2009, inside the Glenncroft Professional Building, 121 Wyck Street.

Twenty-one-year old Joseph M. Rodriguez Jr. was arrested during a routine traffic stop on Saturday. Rodriguez was served with the outstanding warrant for murder in connection with Mitchell's death.

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