Crime Details

Cold Case

Russell Grant Valentine Jr.

On Tuesday, April 3, 2007, gunfire erupted in the 6000 block of Wesleyan Drive.  Responding police units found the body of a black male lying in the yard of a residence suffering from a gunshot wound.  Paramedics transported the victim to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he died a short time later.  The State Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy and determined the death to be a homicide.
Investigators have identified the victim as 46 year old Russell Grant Valentine Jr. of the 6000 block of Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach.  He was a black male who had brown eyes, black hair, 6’ 1’’ tall weighing 200 pounds.

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