Suspect In Va. Slayings, Boy's Abduction At Large

By Salon Staff

Published December 26, 2011 5:36AM (EST)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond, Va., police have identified the two people slain on Christmas Eve that led to a search for a 2-year-old boy abducted from the scene who was later found safe in the backseat of an SUV.

Police on Sunday said 60-year-old Edward Lee Bowmer Jr. and 56-year-old Robin Sheryl Clapp were shot to death.

Bowmer was from the street where the bodies were found and Clapp was from Mechanicsville.

Neither was related to 2-year-old Kaiden Burnside. Police say the shooting suspect stole the vehicle in which Kaiden was seated.

Police are looking for suspect 27-year-old Jamal Louis Clemons. They say Clemons faces abduction, robbery and other charges.

Police say the boy has been reunited with his mother.

Salon Staff

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