2 arrests made in Dinwiddie homicide

Dinwiddie’s first homicide since 2018

2 arrests made in Dinwiddie homicide
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office at 804-469-4550 or Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 861-1212 (Source: Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office)

DINWIDDIE, Va. (WWBT) - Saturday, the Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office announced two arrests in the homicide death of Zackary Elan Scott, 23.

Darius Javonte Holmes, 27, and Ryan Wayne Jones, 26, have both been charged with second-degree murder.

Both Holmes and Jones are being held with no bond at Meherrin River Regional Jail in Alberta, VA.

The Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office says Scott was found dead along a road in Dinwiddie County. This case makes Dinwiddie County’s first homicide since 2018.

The Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office says the body of Zackary Elan Scott, 23, was located along Rainey Creek Road in the early morning hours of May 20 in the town of McKenney.

Scott’s body has been taken to the medical examiner’s office in Richmond to determine the cause of death.

The investigation into the “suspicious death” on Rainey Creek Road is being conducted by the Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office at 804-469-4550 or Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 861-1212

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