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RICHMOND, Va. – A Williamsburg man has been charged with abduction and felony assault in connection with a homicide at the Southwood apartment Complex Monday morning.

Jose G. Saldanes Villalobos, 27, has been charged with abduction and strangulation felony assault of a Latino female.

Police said additional charges are pending.

Villalobos was arrested Monday by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force.

A man’s body was discovered at about 5:30 a.m. inside an apartment, along the 1700 block of Clarkson Road. When police arrived, they located the victim, Juan Carlos Ramirez-Hernandez, 35, of North Chesterfield, dead.

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Neighbors walking around the complex Monday morning told CBS 6 their community is normally “quiet” and said they did not hear anything unusual overnight.

Detectives ask anyone with any information to call Detective Conrad Simms at (804) 646-0712 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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