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Man and woman identified in Hopewell double homicide

Posted at 4:46 AM, Jun 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-29 04:49:35-04

HOPEWELL, Va. — Police have identified the man and woman who were killed early Tuesday morning on S. 13th Avenue and Buren Street as 33-year-old Jerrell Lynwood of Hopewell and 35-year-old Amanda Horner of Powhatan.

The victims were found around 2:20 a.m. with gunshot wounds in a crashed car. Police said both were pronounced dead at the scene.

Residents in the neighborhood where they were found said they heard gunshots before the car crashed into a parked SUV.

"The bodies just laid there," said Rudolph Roquemore, who lives on S. 13th Avenue, "One in the passenger seat, and one on the ground. Somebody's children."

Anyone with information can contact Hopewell Police at (804) 541-2284.

You can also submit anonymous tips to the Hopewell Prince George Crime Solvers at (804) 541-2202 or by using the P3tips mobile app.

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