Man Charged In Couple's Murder

December 16, 2020 - 11:18 pm
Sandra Powell-Wyche and her husband, Curtis Wyche

Richmond Police Dept.


Richmond, VA _  The Richmond Police Department has made an arrest in the double homicide of a woman and man who detectives were seeking after the pair were discovered dead this afternoon.

 Trevon Powell, a male in his 20’s and son of the missing woman, was arrested today after detectives discovered Sandra Powell-Wyche and her husband, Curtis Wyche dead from apparent gunshot wounds after detectives conducted a search of their residence in the 4300 block of Chamberlayne Avenue.

 The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

 Powell has been charged with homicide and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Additional charges are pending. His photo will be released when it is available.

 Earlier Wednesday, detectives released an advisory asking for the public’s assistance in locating Powell-Wyche and Wyche after their initial missing persons investigation yielded information that indicated the pair were possibly in danger.

 Anyone with further information is asked to call Detective J. Larry at (804) 646-5896 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.