Arrest In Abduction Of 2-year-old Va Boy

Salon Staff
December 27, 2011 6:36AM (UTC)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond, Va., police have arrested a man sought in the abduction of a 2-year-old boy from the scene of a double homicide. The boy later was found safe in the back seat of a stolen SUV.

Police said on Monday that 27-year-old Jamal Louis Clemons of Richmond faces charges of abduction, robbery and other counts. They also say charges related to the homicides will be pursued.


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

Afterward, they say Clemons stole a running SUV with Kaiden Burnside in the back seat.

Kaiden was found a few hours later and police say he has been reunited with his family.

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