Man arrested in connection with Church Hill murder

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Richmond Police arrested a man yesterday wanted in connection with the May 23 shooting death of William D. Peet, 29, in the 1700 block of North 20th Street in Church Hill.

Donte L. Burchett, 21, of the 2100 block of Cool Lane, was taken into custody without incident at his home. He has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder, abduction, attempted robbery and two counts of using a firearm during the commission of a felony, according to Richmond police.

Detectives moved quickly to arrest Burchett based on information and tips they were receiving from the community

Through their relentless efforts, the detectives stayed focused on the case until a suspect was in custody.

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