Chesterfield Investigating Homicide

79-Year Found Shot In Car

January 28, 2020 - 2:56 pm

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)


CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 2900 block of Providence Creek Road this morning.   At about 6:30 a.m., police and rescue personnel responded to Providence Creek Road for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, rescue personnel determined that the man who had been driving the vehicle was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Franklin L. Farrens, 79, of the 13700 block of Golf Course Road, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

            Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the p3 app.