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Missing man wanted in Chesterfield with violent past in custody

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Posted at 3:43 PM, Jul 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-07 20:30:07-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A missing man wanted by Chesterfield Police has been located and is now in custody.

Dawit S. Seyoum was last seen at Gateway Homes in the 11900 block of Reedy Branch Road around 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, according to police. Staff at Gateway Homes realized that he was missing around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Chesterfield Police were called shortly before 12 p.m. on July 6. Authorities in Alexandria have issued a warrant for his arrest for violating a condition of his release.

Seyoum killed a woman in 2014 and was later found was found not guilty by reason of insanity, The Alexandria Times reported in 2015.

Seyoum is described as about 5-foot-5 and weighing around 160 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes and may have a three-wheeled scooter with him.

Chesterfield Police seeking wanted man last seen at court-ordered home