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Police arrest one suspect, seek another in Chesterfield homicide

Posted at 4:50 PM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 16:50:09-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. –- Police have arrested one suspect and are seeking a second in connection to a homicide that occurred in the 3300 block of Main Street earlier this month.

On Monday, August 17, police responded to the 3300 block of Main Street for a report of a male victim lying in a yard.

The victim, identified as Antwan M. Bowers, 30, of the 1600 block of Crater Road in Petersburg, was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Aug. 18, police obtained a warrant for Hakeem D. Thomas, 31 for second-degree murder in connection to the shooting.

Thomas, of the 200 block of New Street in Petersburg, was arrested in Boston, Mass., after an unrelated traffic stop on August 25.

He is being held on local charges in Boston, and will eventually be extradited back to Chesterfield to appear before a judge on the murder charge.

Also on Aug. 18, police obtained a warrant for Desiree S. Horton, 21, for accessory after the fact in relation to the incident. Police are still seeking Horton, of the 200 block of New Street in Petersburg.

Anyone with information about this incident or Horton's whereabouts is urged to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the p3 app.