Police: Man charged in connection with death of 22-year-old woman on bicycle path

Police: Man charged in connection with death of 22-year-old woman on bicycle path
Jamar Paxton, Jr., 18 is currently charged with robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Additional charges are pending. (Source: Richmond Police)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond police have made an arrest in connection with the robbery and killing of a woman on a bicycle path.

On May 13, officers were called to Williamsburg Avenue at 10:13 a.m., for the report of a person down on a bicycle path.

After arriving on the scene, police found Dominique Danzy, 22, of Richmond, suffering from a gunshot wound. Danzy later died from her injuries.

A day later, police arrested Jamar Paxton, Jr., 18 in connection with the death. He’s currently charged with robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Additional charges are pending.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective J. Baynes at 804-646-3617 or contact Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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