Arrest made in Ginter Park murder

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RICHMOND, Va. — Two men were arrested and charged in connection to an August murder in Richmond’s Ginter Park neighborhood.

Demontrell C. Hurdle, 30, of the 3900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Hurdle was arrested in September, according to police.

On November 23, police arrested Bernardo L. Jones Sr, 20, of the 3900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue.

Jones was charged with conspiracy to commit murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to police.

“Jones, who has been running from authorities since August, was apprehended last Wednesday by diligent First Precinct officers who took him into custody without incident,” Richmond Police Captain James Laino said. “Thanks to the dedication of investigators and officers and their unrelenting pursuit of justice, the individuals responsible for this homicide have been taken off the streets.”

Both men were charged in connection to the August 21 shooting death of Desmond L. Holmes.

Demontrell C. Hurdle Bernardo L. Jones Sr (PHOTO: Richmond Police)

Demontrell C. Hurdle Bernardo L. Jones Sr (PHOTO: Richmond Police)

Holmes, 32, of Henrico County, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of an apartment building along the 3900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue.

Anyone with information was asked to call Richmond Police Major Crimes Detective Amira Sleem at 804-646-3871 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.