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Man arrested for murdering father of 3

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Antoine Nicholas (PHOTO: Petersburg Police)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WTVR) – A 31-year-old Petersburg man was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. Police said Antoine Nicholas shot and killed K-Rongio Clanton, 31, after an argument last week. Police have not yet said what the two were arguing about.

Clanton was killed in a home on Persimmon Court about 10 p.m. on September 25.

Funeral services for Clanton will be held Tuesday afternoon at Gravel Run Baptist Church in Petersburg. A father of three, Clanton was known as “Junior” to family and friends, according to his online obituary.

Police asked anyone with information about this crime to call Crime Solvers at (804) 861-1212.

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