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Arrest made in Christmas Eve killing

From the RPD:

Arrest Made in 2015 Christmas Eve Homicide

A Richmond man was arrested and charged this morning in connection with the homicide of 18-year-old Trayquain Holmes, who was killed last Christmas Eve in Creighton Court.

Todd W. Jones Sr, 37, of the 2000 block of Creighton Road, was taken into custody early this morning by First Precinct officers. He is charged with voluntary manslaughter, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

At approximately 10:02 p.m. on December 24, 2015, officers were called to the 2000 block of North 29th Street for a report of a shooting. Within minutes, they located Trayquain C. Holmes, 18, of the 1300 block of Coalter Street, who appeared to be unconscious and was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Victoria Griffith-Matko at 646-3912 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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