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Police seek help in Petersburg cold case murder

Arneese Peterson was killed in a car in 2014.
Posted at 6:58 PM, Dec 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-07 18:59:04-05

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Petersburg Police is asking for the public’s assistance to solve the cold case murder of Arneese Peterson.

On December 13, 2014 around 12:08 p.m., police were called to the 1900 block of Wakefield Street for the report of a person shot, according to police.

"Officers arrived on scene and located Arneese Peterson age 43 seated in the drivers seat of a vehicle deceased," a police spokesperson said.

Approaching the 6 year anniversary of the murder, detectives are seeking any information that may lead to an arrest in the case.

Anyone with information about this cold case is asked to call Detective R. Walker at (804) 732-4222, or send a tip by downloading the P3tips app or by going to