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Richmond man arrested in 2015 Christmas Eve homicide

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Posted at 4:46 PM, Jul 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-18 16:46:22-04

RICHMOND, VA. — A Richmond man has been arrested in connection with the homicide of 18-year-old Trayquan Holmes, who was killed last Christmas Eve in Creighton Court.

Todd W. Jones Sr., 37, of Creighton Road, has been charged with voluntary manslaughter, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Todd W. Jones Sr.

Todd W. Jones Sr.

Jones was taken into custody early Monday morning by First Precinct officers.

Trayquan Holmes

Trayquan Holmes

On Christmas Eve 2015, Trayquan Holmes was found unconscious suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in the 2000 block of North 29th Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Family members tell CBS 6 Holmes graduated from Armstrong High School in June 2015 and had aspirations of joining the Air Force.

Anyone with additional 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.