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Danville man now in custody after being charged in the death of a 34-year-old woman

UPDATE

A Danville man has been taken into custody after being charged with second-degree in connection with the death of a 34-year-old woman, according to Danville Police.

We’re told Apollo Adams is being held in the Danville City Jail without bond and was apprehended shortly after officers were called to the scene.

This case remains under investigation, authorities said.

ORIGINAL STORY

A Danville man has been accused of second-degree murder in relation to the death of a 34-year-old woman, according to the Danville Police Department.

Danville Police received the initial report on Tuesday at about 10:30 p.m. and were dispatched to the 2200 block of Robinhood Drive for a domestic disturbance.

After arriving at the scene, officers found Krystle Stephens, of Danville, suffering from severe blunt-force injuries to her head. Authorities said she was taken to Sovah Health Danville for medical treatment and was later pronounced dead shortly before 11:30 p.m.

After investigating further, authorities identified 34-year-old Apollo Adams, also of Danville, as the suspect in this incident and charged him with second-degree murder.

This case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Danville Police Department by either calling patrol at 434-799-6510 option 4, investigations at 434-799-6508 option 1, and option 1 again, calling 911, contacting Crime Stoppers at 434-793-0000, approach any officer you see, through social media, via email crimetips@danvilleva.gov, or use our crime tips app CARE at www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=818#.

Individuals with information leading to an arrest and conviction could be eligible for a cash reward.


Source: WSLS News 10

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