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Detectives seek clues in Ashland cold case murder

Truman Stanley was killed inside his Ashland home in 2002.
Posted at 11:21 AM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-28 17:05:01-05

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. – Ashland Police is asking for the public’s assistance to solve the cold case murder of Truman Stanley.

In 2002, Stanley was killed inside his residence in the 500 block of North James Street in Ashland.

Police believe the murder occurred between approximately 10:30 p.m., Monday, February 25, 2002 and 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 26.

On the 18th Anniversary of the murder, detectives are seeking any information that may an arrest in the case.

“We are looking for individuals that may have information about the tragic murder of Mr. Stanley. Mr. Stanley’s family has waited 18 years and still has not been able to receive the justice they deserve. We implore anyone with information to contact us immediately,” said Ashland Police Chief Doug Goodman.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lieutenant James Shelhorse at (804) 412-0604, Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or submit a tip at []. Callers can remain anonymous.