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Man charged with murder in homicide at Richmond hotel

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Posted at 1:42 PM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 13:52:40-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- A man has been arrested in connection to a homicide at a hotel on Richmond's Northside last summer.

On June 2, officers were called to the Rodeway Inn on N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard near I-95 for a report of a person shot just before 1:45 a.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Jermaine Stroman lying in a third floor hallway suffering from a gunshot wound. The 30-year-old Chester man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Marquise McCormick was incarcerated in Chesterfield County on unrelated charges.

Last week, McCormick was charged with first degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection to the homicide.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact Detective G. Bailey at (804) 646-6743 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or www.7801000.com [7801000.com] or the P3 smartphone app. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.