UPDATE: Police make arrest in Petersburg homicide

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Petersburg Police have arrested John Lamont and charged him in the homicide of Deiona M. Langston Friday morning.

Allen, 40, of the 2200 block of Hill Street in Petersburg, was charged with first degree murder and use of a firearm in a felony.

The homicide occurred on Hill Street near Boydton Plank Road and Westgate Drive in Petersburg just before 6 a.m. Friday morning.

Langston, 24, of the 200 block of South Dunlop Street in Petersburg, apparently died from a gunshot wound.

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