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Fifth Person Arrested in Connection to Old Williamsburg Road Murder

(York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office)

YORK COUNTY — The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office announced Donnisha Goodman, wanted in connection to the homicide of Tyosha Tanique Mitchell on Old Williamsburg Road in York County, turned herself in and was arrested in Portsmouth on Monday.

The body of 25-year-old Mitchell was found on the side of the road in the early morning hours of May 6. Police were alerted by a jogger who spotted the body while passing by.

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office said at the time it believed that the woman was forcibly taken from Richmond in the early hours of Saturday morning, and died at the scene as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. According to Sheriff Ron Montgomery, 14 shell casings were found nearby.

Four suspects were arrested in May in connection to the homicide. Montgomery said at the time the ongoing investigation revealed the crime to be gang-related.

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