Sketch released in Richmond business owner murder

Posted on: 2:52 pm, May 13, 2013, by , updated on: 02:53pm, May 13, 2013

Erich Road Sketch (Courtesy Richmond Police)

Erich Road Sketch (Courtesy Richmond Police)

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Police released a sketch of a man in connection with the November murder of a South Richmond clerk. Police said the man in the sketch frequented the 756 Food Mart on Erich Road BEFORE the Nov. 24, 2012 shooting death of its owner Mohammad Taib.

Police described the man in the sketch as a 35 – 45-year-old black male with hazel eyes.

Days after the murder, police released video they hoped would lead to clues. The video showed people walking outside the Food Mart on Erich Road, off Midlothian Turnpike. [Click here to view that video.]

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective James Baynes at (804) 646-3617 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 780-1000.