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Man killed in Richmond home

Posted at 2:50 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 14:50:14-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police identified a man killed in a Richmond home as Maurice Watson-Bey.

Police described Watson-Bey as a man in his 40s.

"At approximately 11:42 p.m. [Tuesday], officers responded to the 400 block of Byswick Lane for the report of an assault. When officers arrived, they located Maurice Watson-Bey inside a residence suffering from trauma. He was pronounced at the scene," a Richmond Police spokesperson wrote in an email. "The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death."

No information was released about the person who killed Watson-Bey or a motive for the violence.

Anyone with information was asked to call Major Crimes Detective P. Ripley at 804 646-0423 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.