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Woman killed in Henrico motel room

Posted at 2:02 PM, Jul 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-13 14:02:05-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Police have identified the Henrico woman found dead in a motel room as 47-year-old Alfreda Lafond Leadbetter.

Leadbetter was shot, according to investigators.

Police were called to the Super 8 motel on Williamsburg Road, near Richmond International Airport, Wednesday morning at about 11:35 a.m.

“Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive female in a room. There were obvious signs of trauma, and the female was pronounced dead at the scene,” according to a Henrico Police spokesperson. “Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident.”

This is a developing story. Witnesses can email news tips and photos here.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.