Police seek help in solving double homicide

Published 5:43 pm Friday, September 1, 2023

The Smithfield Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving a double homicide from July.

Police responded to the Jersey Park Apartments complex on July 18 where, according to a news release, they found a deceased male and female with gunshot wounds in Apartment C at 763 Wrenn Road. Two days later, they identified the victims as Kyonne Edwards and A’Shoneya Williams, both residents of Smithfield.

Anyone with information about what happened can call the department at 757-257-3247, the Crime Line at 1-888-562-5887 and choose option 10, or text a tip to CRIMES or 274637 by starting the message with “IOWCL.” Tips can also be submitted online at P3Tips.com.

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Anyone who submits a tip will remain anonymous and will not have to testify in court. Tips leading to an arrest could be eligible for an award up to $1,500.