Chesterfield Police Investigate Homicide

Woman Dead; Husband Arrested

March 05, 2020 - 9:38 am

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)


(CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va) -- Chesterfield Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1800 block of Stone River Road near the Providence Golf Club on Wednesday night.

At about 10:42 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, Chesterfield police responded to a report that an adult female had been stabbed inside her home. Upon arrival police found the female deceased from an apparent stabbing. The victim has been identified as 48 year old Mirian Diaz.

As a result of the police investigation into this incident, the victim's husband, 50 year old Leonidas Diaz was arrested and charged with second degree murder earlier early Thursday morning. He is being held in the Chesterfield County Jail pending a court hearing.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.