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Man arrested after woman found shot to death in Richmond

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Posted at 10:04 PM, Dec 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-06 10:16:20-05

RICHMOND — The Richmond Police Department arrested a 24-year-old man Saturday after a woman was found shot to death Friday afternoon.

Police said Jessica Hoffman, 34, was found dead before 2 p.m. Friday on Hickory Drive with a bullet wound to her chest. An autopsy revealed she had been shot twice at close range.

A news release from the Richmond Police Department said Hoffman recently separated from the man and returned to Richmond from the Riverdale, Ohio area.

Investigators recovered evidence from Riverdale and along Interstate 70 in Wayne County.

The man was arrested on a murder charge and booked into the Wayne County Jail. WRTV does not name suspects until formal charges are announced.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 765-983-7247.