Men wanted for Richmond murder remain at large

Posted at 3:17 PM, Jun 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-25 15:17:55-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police released the name and photo of a man wanted in connection to the April 21 murder of Alexander Leonard.

Tyeqwon Friend, 23, of Richmond, is wanted for murder, robbery, and firearm violations, according to Richmond Police.

Friend, who is 6’ tall and 165 pounds, according to police, should be considered armed and dangerous.

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Tyeqwon Friend

Leonard was found inside a home along the 1300 block of Idlewood Avenue at about 9:30 p.m. on April 21.

Police were called to the home after neighbors reported hearing gunshots.

Leonard was taken to the hospital where he later died.

About a month after the shooting, police named 20-year-old Keion Taylor as a suspect.

Taylor, who is also wanted for murder and firearm violations, has not yet been arrested.

Keion Taylor
Keion Taylor

Anyone with information about the men or the murder was asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. Godwin at 804-317-6922 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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