20-year-old charged in Sunday killing in Newport News

20-year-old charged in Sunday killing in Newport News

Credit: Newport News Police

Rico Rashad Jones

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Posted on October 22, 2010 at 1:19 PM

NEWPORT NEWS -- Police say a drug-related robbery led to the 21st murder of the year in Newport News.

Samuel Sylvania Aaron, 51, was found dead in his house on Roanoke Ave. on the afternoon of October 17. 

They say Rico Rashad Jones, 20,  robbed Aaron, who had drugs. 

Jones was arrested Thursday night at his home on charges of murder and use of a firearm.  Additionally, Jones was charged with marijuana possession.

Other charges are pending, police stated.

 

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