Man indicted by grand jury for murder in death of woman at Henrico motel

Updated: Nov. 15, 2017 at 12:36 PM EST
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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A man has been indicted by the grand jury for the death of a woman at a Henrico motel.

Darrell Lamont Cuerton, 47, was indicted with first-degree murder for the death of 47-year-old Alfreda Lafond Leadbetter

Police and fire crews responded to the Super 8 in the 5100 block of Williamsburg Road around 11:35 a.m. on July 12 for a medical emergency.

When officers arrived, they discovered Leadbetter suffering from a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cuerton was also indicted for use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a felon, distribution of a schedule I or II drug, and two counts of possession of a schedule I or II drug.

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