Lynchburg police have now located all 5 people wanted for questioning in connection with woman’s death

Two of the five were younger than 18 years old

28-year-old Samantha Robinson was “simply driving down 12th street when a bullet entered her vehicle” and hit her on Thursday, according to police. She was taken to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital
28-year-old Samantha Robinson was “simply driving down 12th street when a bullet entered her vehicle” and hit her on Thursday, according to police. She was taken to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital (WSLS)

UPDATE - Feb. 23, 2021

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Lynchburg police announced Tuesday night that they have found all five people wanted for questioning in connection with last month’s homicide on 12th Street.

Authorities arrested two 19-year-old Lynchburg men on Tuesday.

Dia Montae Cedrik Taylor was arrested for a probation violation on firearms charges and Leondre Tymere Strange was arrested for obstruction of justice, carrying a concealed weapon, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Those charges are unrelated to the Jan. 21 homicide of 28-year-old Samantha Robinson.

Police credit help from the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office for Tuesday’s arrest.


UPDATE - Friday 1/22 at 8 p.m.


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