Patrick P. Wilkins was taken into custody by members of the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force on Monday, August 10. He is charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. His booking photo is attached.
On the morning of Sunday, August 2, officers found Kenneth Chappelle unresponsive inside a residence in the 1600 block of Maury Street. He was pronounced at the scene. The Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death was a gunshot wound.
Anyone with additional information in this homicide investigation is asked to call Detective M. Godwin at (804) 317-6922. They also can contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or by using the P3 smartphone app or by going to www.crimestoppersrichmondvirginia.com.