Third person charged in January murder in eastern Henrico

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — A third person had been arrested and charged in connection with an eastern Henrico murder in January of this year.

Tashema Alyssa Peace, 20, has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder in the shooting death of Dejon Wagstaff on January 13, 2016.

Tashema Alyssa Peace

Tashema Alyssa Peace

The incident happened around 2:20 p.m. when Henrico Police received report of a shooting in the 2700 block of Byron Street.

Officers and rescue personnel found an adult male, identified as Wagstaff, in the driver’s seat of a vehicle which had crashed. He was found with at least one gunshot wound.

Wagstaff was transported to VCU Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police previously charged Steven Emanuel Parson and Timothy Garrison Jr. with first-degree murder, use of a firearm in committing a felony and other charges in connection with the crime.

Police said further investigation led to Peace being charged with conspiracy to commit murder.