Chesterfield Police arrest suspect in cab driver's murder

Quindell M. Kirby
Quindell M. Kirby

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) –Thursday morning, Chesterfield Police arrested a man in connection with the murder of Boulevard Cab Co. driver earlier this month.

23-year-old Quindell M. Kirby, of Petersburg, faces multiple charges for his suspected role in the death of 49-year-old Peter J. Ambrister. Ambrister's body was found October 18 in a taxi cab, parked in a vacant lot behind the 4800 block of Jefferson Davis Highway.

The Petersburg Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force assisted Chesterfield Police with the investigation and eventual capture of Kirby.

Kirby now faces charges of murder, robbery, and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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