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Checking fingerprints and identity databases, he learned that the victim, 60-year-old Holt Smith, was a Vietnam veteran.
Caudery also saw Smith had been arrested in Alabama in 1962 for parading without a permit.
“Is that what I think it is?” he recalled asking Holt Smith’s mother when he reached her in Birmingham, Ala.
Sure enough, Holt Smith — then a teenager — was arrested with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a civil-rights march in Birmingham. He also marched with King in Selma and Washington, his family said.
Richmond police and prosecutors say 17-year-old Jamar Scott and 15-year-old Tyquane Lynch robbed Holt Smith at gunpoint. Scott allegedly shot Smith multiple times and then fled in a car that, police say, had been stolen in the Fan District that morning.
Lynch had been released from a state juvenile-detention facility five days before the slaying. Scott was on parole at the time and wanted by police.