Richmond Police arrest woman in December homicide

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Posted at 3:16 PM, Apr 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-06 15:16:15-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police have arrested a woman in the December 2021 homicide of Raul Morales.

On December 6, 2021, officers responded to the 1400 block of Clarkson Road for the report of a person down. Officers arrived and found Morales down and unresponsive with injuries to his head.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shaliyah Branch-Dixon, 24, of Richmond was arrested on Tuesday without incident and has been charged with murder.

Shaliyah Branch-Dixon

Anyone with further information about the homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Lieutenant Lisa Watson at (804) 646-6925 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.


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