2/22 UPDATE: Hampton Police have arrested three people in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Jeremiah Elijah Kimble.
Dwaune Lane Jr., Jaquan Turner and Jamil King are eachcharged with one count of abduction, one count of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder.
They are in custody at the Hampton CIty Jail.


1/20 UPDATE: There will be Stop the Violence vigil at 4 p.m. in remembrance of Jeremiah Kimble.
The event will have a march, live music and a candlelight vigil. It takes place at 1213 Rowe Street in Hampton.

UPDATE 1/13 4:15 p.m.: Hampton Police released the following information Monday afternoon:

The preliminary investigation indicates that the deceased suffered from gunshot wounds to the upper and lower body and had been in the wooded area for several days. The circumstances and motive surrounding Mr. Kimble's death are unknown. At this time there is no suspect information.

Police are now investigating the incident as a homicide.


HAMPTON-19-year-old man missing for more than a week was found dead behind a school in Hampton.

Police say the body of Jeramiah Kimble around 9:00 p.m. Sunday was found in the woods behind Mary Peake Elementary School on Thomas Street.

Kimble was last seen on January 4 in Newport News and was reported missing on January 9 by his girlfriend, according to Hampton Police.

Friends and family had been searching for him since then and it's apparently that search party which found his body.

Police consider Kimble's death suspicious and the Medical Examiner is working to determine how he died. Initial reports indicate his body had been in the woods for several days.

Anyone with information about this case can call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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