Shockoe Bottom murder trial begins

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The trial of a Shockoe Bottom murder suspect begins Wednesday.

William Nelson is accused of stabbing 24 year-old Ramoan Tolliver to death last September in a parking lot on Ambler street.

Police say the men got into a fight, which led to the stabbing.

They say Nelson tried to avoid arrest by shaving his beard.

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